Tagged: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

state of the union

AOC and “Squad” vs Nancy Pelosi

It’s a sign of how crazy the times have gotten that many libertarians and conservatives — including this one — now see Pelosi as the voice of reason.

No Cuts

Allowing lobbyists to pay people to stand in line for public hearings is only bad in a purely symbolic way. Which is to say, it’s really, really bad.

How To Pay For It

I’m against Medicare for All but I understand that many people are for it. There are various arguments in favor. But paying for it will not be easy. And supporters had best stop trying to pretend that it is.

Dear Alexandria

Sure, it is absolutely a bunch of garbage when conservatives laugh at a young woman who dares not to be independently wealthy before winning a seat in congress. It’s frustrating when someone takes one look at you and the assumption is “wife” or “intern”, as though you couldn’t possibly be more than that. Fight that not by whining, but by winning.