I’m writing for tomorrow, and I had hoped to have an additional article, but my new vacuum arrived. Assembling it was most interesting, because I do not have a doctorate in Engineering, and I am not psychic. It works. Then I had to try it out. Then I had to clean the refrigerator for my store to Door delivery. Tomorrow is my annual physical, and my doctor is way on the other side of town. I’m taking the lift bus, and I’ll be gone most of the day. I Have to fast after Midnight. I’ll be doing good to get out even an Open Thread for Friday, if I can.
Jig Zone Puzzle:
Today’s took me 3:29 (average 5:27). To do it, click here. How did you do?
From Upworthy: If you haven’t met Rev. William Barber, then you are in for a treat. This is not your grandma’s Sunday service, that’s for sure. (Or, if it is … then you totally have one cool grandma.)
Pay close attention to the words of "The Great Dissenter" at 2:01 and see if you agree.
From Daily Kos: The fact that Florida’s Republican governor and legislature refused to expand Medicaid under Obamacare was bad enough. Florida has the second highest number of uninsured people among all the states. About one quarter of Florida’s population was uninsured before the health exchange opened in January. That’s 3.8 million people. If the state were to expand Medicaid, one million of them would get Medicaid coverage. But it gets worse. Florida isn’t just turning away Medicaid expansion money, they’ve jeopardized existing funding by refusing to comply with federal Medicaid law. The state has decided to impose a limit of six emergency room visits per year to Medicaid patients. The feds say Florida can’t do that, Florida says, sure we can. And now they’re losing funding.
The only thing that will save Florida is a giant dose of Dulcolax to cure their case of Republipation.
From YouTube: RACHEL MADDOW: Why We Did It Preview
It will be most interesting to see if the reasons Rachel has uncovered are the same as I have projected. First, seize the oil. Second, establish permanent bases for military operations in the Persian Gulf that is not under the control of Saudi Arabia. This special will air at 6:00 PM pacific Time on MSNBC.