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Medicare For All Is Not a Pipe Dream

Employers currently pay about $10,000 per employee for health insurance. This comes directly out of your paycheck, but most people can’t be convinced of this. If you were to tax them $10,000 for all-in universal health care, they’d see it as losing $10,000 per year. And who knows? Corporations aren’t known for their benevolence, and…

What Is There to Say About Ken Starr?

I’ve now had my morning corn flakes and . . . I still have nothing to say about Ken Starr. He’s certainly bucking for Sean Hannity’s title as most egregious partisan hack of the Trump era, though I’m not sure if this move quite gets him into first place. Time will tell. UPDATE: This gets…

Private Documents Reveal What Wall Street Really Thinks About Elizabeth Warren

Barcroft Media/Getty A major bank that Elizabeth Warren once sharply criticized has some stark warnings for Wall Street investors about her potential presidency. Warren’s corporate tax plan, according to one memo the bank circulated, would “directly impact corporate earnings.” Her nine-point eligibility test for international trading partners—which requires a commitment to protect religious freedom and…

Donald Trump Has a New Lawyer

Richard Graulich/The Palm Beach Post via ZUMA I am awake and I just learned that Donald Trump has hired a new lawyer for his impeachment trial. His new lawyer is Ken Starr. I shall now eat breakfast and try to process this. brb. Looking for news you can trust? Subscribe to our free newsletters. FACT:…