Category Archive: No argument arguments

May 02

Cruz makes claim after skipping Lynch vote that has aides pedaling fast | Dallas Morning News

The Texas senator’s stance on Senate rules implied opposition to lots of things he supported. Oh, Teddy! Source: Ted Cruz’s claim after skipping Lynch vote has aides pedaling fast | Dallas Morning News This guy went to an Ivy? Most of us had a better understanding of how government works after our middle school civics …

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Jan 17

Waiting for Alinsky

A picture of Saul Alinsky

Saul Alinsky has been a hot topic for the last decade or so. Freedomworks has had seminars on his tactics to stir up the Tea Party. Glenn Beck and other conservative spokes models have waxed eloquently about his devious left-wing philosophy and strategies. He pops up as a frequent topic on Right-wing blogs. And God …

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Nov 15

7 facts about conspiracy theories

Paranoid Donald Sutherland pointing

If you like to debate politics (and I use the word “debate” rather than “fight about” to seem more civilized than I am) as much as I do, you know that such conversations online are stuffed with claims of conspiracies. It doesn’t matter whether you are on the Right or the Left. Someone’s always spouting nonsense conspiracy …

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Sep 23

Five reasons the Uncle Sam in the exam room ads are just wrong

Uncle Sam in the examining room

5 reasons the Uncle Sam in the examining room ad is just wrong There is absolutely nothing about Obamacare that tells your doctor how to treat you inside the examining room. The ad suggests something that just isn’t true. There is absolutely nothing in the ACA that indicates that Uncle Sam will need to snap …

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