Bipartisanship is still overrated

Last year, when there was still a tiny bit of hope universal health care in the US might be a reality, I mentioned in A few thoughts on health care reform in the US that bipartisanship is overrated. Well, it is still overrated. Finally, the Republican party has explicitly said they’ll be blocking just about… Continue reading Bipartisanship is still overrated

Divided States of America

Sometimes I wonder if the South losing the Civil War was such a good thing. I don’t mean that slavery should still be a publicly sanctioned and popular practice. I do mean that Lincoln’s determination to keep the union together may have been misguided, in the long-term. Blue states. Red States. Bipartisanship. Why? Ever heard… Continue reading Divided States of America