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How the G.O.P. Sabotaged Obamacare | New York Times

Ronald Reagan can really be credited with elevating the idea (the meme) that govovernment is a solution, it really the problem but the Republican party every year since then has accellerated and widened their obstruction to good government doing everything they can to break legislation so they can then shout from their soapboxes  “see government doesn’t work”.

Opinion | How the G.O.P. Sabotaged Obamacare

Even worse, these lawsuits helped make the A.C.A. the salient partisan issue of the Obama administration, turning the law into the ultimate Republican litmus test: Implementing a state insurance exchange or expanding Medicaid, even when it seemed in a state’s interest, became treasonous for the party.

Fox guest: “People use food stamps to buy marijuana,” “cocaine,” and “whatever the hell else people use to get high”

So typical of so many people (most visibly on the right) Ken Langone, one of the founders of Home Depot illustrates how ‘what a person believes must be true‘ is more important than any truth based on facts and/or evidence.

And of course Fox News has him on to promote and spread this false narrative.

Fox guest: “People use food stamps to buy marijuana,” “cocaine,” and “whatever the hell else people use to get high”

From the May 24 edition of Fox News’ Your World with Neil Cavuto: Loading the player reg… NEIL CAVUTO (HOST): They are calling it heartless cuts and an attack, a cleaver on the middle class. You say what? KEN LANGONE: I say let’s take a program that’s grown dramatically in the last eight years, food stamps.

These 6 common vegetables are actually all the same plant species

Brassica Oleracea plant species vegetables: kale, broccoli, and more – Business Insider

These 6 common vegetables are actually all the same plant species

You may not have heard of the plant Brassica Oleracea, but you’ve definitely eaten it. Many common vegetables that many people buy and eat on a regular basis are actually all derived from this plant, and are considered the same species.

Reddit Asks The Question: What is a Scientific Fact That You Know is True But Still Blows Your Mind

Reddit Asks The Question: What is a Scientific Fact That You Know is True But Still Blows Your Mind

Over the weekend, thousands of people around the world marched for science. As per the BBC: Thousands of scientists have taken part in demonstrations around the world in protest against what they see as a global political assault on facts….

About Those Industry Funded GMO Studies . . . – GMO Building Blocks

About Those Industry Funded GMO Studies . . .

Please consider supporting GMO Building Blocks with ongoing contribution of $1, $2, $3, $5 or $10 a month on Patreon.] This essay previously appeared on REALFOOD.ORG and Biofortified.org Let’s talk about those GMO funded studies. You know the ones. The ones you always hear about from Anti-GMO folks when you read the comment section for any story about GMOs.

RTOL on Dr. Mark Hyman

Dr. Mark Hyman is #8 on this page from science educator, web designer, artist, and mom Dawn’s Brain entitled: Ten Facebook Pages You Need to Stop Sharing From Part 3.

Dr. Hyman has a profile written on him in the Encyclopedia of American Loons: #789: Mark Hyman

Dr David Gorski has written about the Clinton’s fascination with him here: Bill and Hillary Clinton go woo with Dr. Mark Hyman and “functional medicine” – Science-Based Medicine

Dr Steven Novella has also written about Dr. Hyman on the Scince Based Medicene website too: Personalized Medicine Bait and Switch – Science-Based Medicine and Hyman has earned himself his own Tag on the website for a boatload of articles about his off the mark alternative medicine hucksterism.

Other miscallaneous articles and discussions critical of Dr. Mark Hyman:

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilisations

Dr Martin Sweatman, of the University of Edinburgh’s School of Engineering, who led the research, said: “I think this research, along with the recent finding of a widespread platinum anomaly across the North American continent virtually seal the case in favour of (a Younger Dryas comet impact).

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