QOTD 07.30.2017

"There are no problems we cannot solve together, and very few that we can solve by ourselves." -President Lyndon Baines JohnsonOn 30 July 1965, President Johnson signs the Social Security Act of 1965 that created the Medicaid & Medicare programs, presenting the first social security cards to President Harry S. Truman (seated to his left … Continue reading QOTD 07.30.2017

Snowflake of the Week 07.29.2017

Shortly after 1:30AM on Friday 28 July the Republicans, led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, lost their attempt to repeal & replace the Affordable Care Act (aka "ObamaCare") when John McCain joined Susan Collins & Lisa Murkowski in voting against the so-called "Skinny Repeal" bill. After the final vote tally was certified, McConnell took … Continue reading Snowflake of the Week 07.29.2017

QOTD 06.22.2017

"[Harvey]'s homosexuality gave him an insight into the scars which all oppressed people wear. He believed that no sacrifice was too great a price to pay for the cause of human rights." -Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-CA (b. 22 June 1933) reflecting on the legacy of Harvey Milk in The AdvocateĀ on 11 January 1979. Happy Birthday, … Continue reading QOTD 06.22.2017