Letter to a Libertarian: ObamaCare, Government and More
Oct18

Letter to a Libertarian: ObamaCare, Government and More

  Dear Generic Libertarian, Every time I make the mistake of arguing with libertarians on Facebook or Twitter I shake my head in wonder at the way you have been misled by those who promote the idea that government is terrible, but individual-centric society is grand. While I don’t doubt the sincerity of your convictions I do doubt their foundation, and I certainly question how they have taken hold in a society where government...

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9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 – The State Exchanges Open
Sep22

9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 – The State Exchanges Open

Spike Dolomite Ward is an artist, humorist, activist, and loud mouth liberal mom living in the San Fernando Valley of Southern California. Her passions are affordable health care for everybody, public education, the arts, common sense gun legislation, and calling out Republicans. The Republicans just tried to repeal the Affordable Care Act for the forty second time. They want to shut down the government because they’re not...

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The Circus on Capitol Hill
Sep12

The Circus on Capitol Hill

While we are not out of the woods on Syria yet, until there is new news coming out of Geneva, the media is back to covering the circus on Capitol Hill. Yes, Congress is finally back in session, refreshed from their long summer recess and ready to rumble. Until their next recess – which may have to be cancelled, with all that work they have to do, shutting down the government and all. Republicans on the House Ways and Means...

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Ready, Set GO Obamacare!
Sep06

Ready, Set GO Obamacare!

The question of US action in Syria is at the top of the headlines — but while pundits and politicians debate, the Department of Health and Human Services is busy gearing up for the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as “Obamacare.” The Health Insurance Marketplace — aka “the Exchanges” — will open on October 1 (less than one month!), allowing ordinary Americans to shop...

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Diana Nyad’s Message for All of Us
Sep02

Diana Nyad’s Message for All of Us

Follow MOMocrats with Bloglovin Yesterday, swimmer and journalist Diana Nyad proved to the world how much one woman can accomplish when she puts her mind and body into it: How can we talk about the weekend news without mentioning the amazing feat performed by swimmer Diana Nyad yesterday? After swimming scross the 110 mile shark-infested waters between Cuba and Florida, the 64-year-old long distance champion said this: “I have three...

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