November 19, 2015

At the Sunset Café...

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... you can talk about whatever you want.

30 comments:

rehajm said...

It's failing. Bitches.

Original Mike said...

Bitch of a day to rake leaves.

paminwi said...

Republicans knew it would fail all along. But Dems will find a way to say this is Republicans fault. Even with all the changes Obama made, with all the waivers, Obamacare is a clusterfuck.

Limited blogger said...

From the "do you know who I am?" files:

On Leno's garage last night, riding in Ferrari with Mario Andretti driving, Mario says when cops stop him for speeding and ask "you think you're Mario Andretti?" he can answer, "yes I am".

tim in vermont said...

So 16 million people are covered now, 12 million of them either Medicaid expansion(9 million, and 4 million subsidized O-care) and the other 4 million? They are the ones that we ripped our health insurance system apart to cover! Isn't that great!

Curious George said...

It's worse than you think...the move is to high deductible plans. Most of those exchange plans are bronze plans. You're not insured until you satisfy the deductible...hospitals are taking it in the shorts. Most of these emrollees have no way to pay deductibles...the fucking premiums are being subsidized. Medicaid (and Medicare) has expanded, but they have cut reimbursements so again hospitals (and docs) have taken a hit. And costs to bill government payers is very high on top of it. Next year, employer mandates. A lot of employers will be cutting people loose to go on the exchanges, and many those that don't will have to also move to high deductible plans. It's not going to be pretty.

Curious George said...

You'll start to wonder if adopting a rottweiler from the pound will be a better route to go...

grackle said...

"Back To Black"

He left no time to regret
Kept his dick wet
With his same old safe bet
Me and my head high
And my tears dry
Get on without my guy

You went back to what you knew
So far removed from all that we went through
And I tread a troubled track
My odds are stacked
I'll go back to black

We only said goodbye with words
I died a hundred times
You go back to her
And I go back to...

I go back to us

I love you much
It's not enough
You love blow and I love puff
And life is like a pipe
And I'm a tiny penny rolling up the walls inside

We only said goodbye with words
I died a hundred times
You go back to her
And I go back to...

We only said goodbye with words
I died a hundred times
You go back to her
And I go back to...

Black, black, black, black, black, black, black,
I go back to...
I go back to...

We only said goodbye with words
I died a hundred times
You go back to her
And I go back to...

We only said goodbye with words
I died a hundred times
You go back to her
And I go back to black

Lyrics from a genius who died too young ...

http://www.jango.com/music/Amy+Winehouse

Scott said...

I'm starting a new job the Monday after Thanksgiving. I will be tasked with creating documentation that will deflect customers from calling the 800 number for information about their accounts. The IT managers who are hiring me are desperate. Fun stuff but a little depressing in a way. They money is good. Hope I have time to drive back to Minnesota to see my siblings for the holiday.

sydney said...

Beautiful blues in that photo

Hagar said...

The hullabaloo about Syrian refugeees is unjustified unless we also will do something about more than 100,000 Somalis (the homeland of Al Shabaab, another word for ISIS), who knows how many from Nigeria and Western Sahara (the homeland of Boko Haram, another word for ISIS), and from all the countries in between.

Hagar said...

Syria is actually the most nearly civilized place of the countries infected by this virus, and the refugees from there may be the most likely to assimilate in Western countries.

madAsHell said...

P. F. Sloan has passed away. This is the guy that wrote "Eve of Destruction", and some other songs. I was kind of surprised that our hostess didn't blog about it.

I also noticed that there is no way to search the Althouse blog, but that may be on purpose because it would suck bandwidth.

Hagar said...

It just occurred to me that Bill Ayers and his Weatherman grew up in a Christian country, and so were, or are, not all that hep on leaving this vale of tears for the hereafter, but other than that they were, or are, quite similar to Mohammed Atta and his crew of highjackers of 9/11 fame.

steve uhr said...

Well the sun is surely sinking down
But the moon is slowly rising
And this old world must still be spinning 'round
And I still love you

James Taylor at Wrigley June 30, Fenway August 3.
With Jackson Browne.

Tickets go on sale tomorrow ...

garage mahal said...

Sandhill Crane portrait. Aldo Leopold Nature Center. There is a tame pair that hang around the park and allow some easy photo ops.

Ann Althouse said...

I hadn't noticed that about PF Sloan. I remember seeing him on tv doing "Sins of the Family."

He wrote a bunch of familiar 60s songs. "You Baby" and "Secret Agent Man."

Michael K said...

Rev Wright is finally correct. "The chickens are coming home to roost."

Christopher said...

Great P.F. Sloan remembrance over at Kausfiles

Christopher said...

This John McWhorter piece, English Is Not Normal, is a bit overwritten but it might interest forensic wordsmiths like Althouse:

Then there are doublets, less dramatic than triplets but fun nevertheless, such as the English/French pairs begin and commence, or want and desire. Especially noteworthy here are the culinary transformations: we kill a cow or a pig (English) to yield beef or pork (French). Why? Well, generally in Norman England, English-speaking labourers did the slaughtering for moneyed French speakers at table. The different ways of referring to meat depended on one’s place in the scheme of things, and those class distinctions have carried down to us in discreet form today.

averagejoe said...

Hey Tom Brady haters- Did you see where the law firm Paul, Weiss which gave us the "Wells Report", and which also created bogus reports to show no connection between smoking and cancer, and which also defended and advocated for Guantanamo Bay terrorists, and who also counts as a former employee director of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, yeah that Paul, Weiss law firm, well they threw a big fundraiser for none other than Hillary Clinton last night. Yeah, suck on that- You hate on Tom Brady and not only have the terrorists won, but Hillary wins too!

Christopher said...

Man, I posted that Kausfiles item on P.F. Sloan before I read all of it. Fair amount of Dylan clickbait in there for Althouse. Plus an Elvis cameo.

Be said...

Boeuf et Porc, Cow and Pig.

"On the other hand, you have different fingers."

- Steven Wright

Birkel said...

PF Sloan deserves comment.

The failure -- in exactly the manner predicted -- of ObamaInsurance deserves nothing.

Everybody knows Obama was the better option for president.

Guildofcannonballs said...

White Wisconsin Law Prof's "burden" smugly stated in their damn state damn capital.

Global warming is real, and you Northern Aggressor's may now celebrate your great advancement in comfort by conforming to God's goodness, warming your each November night, wailing not unlike the Master of Rock Star 1990 or something close to that itself:

This is a link HereTodayGoneToHell

And FUCK YOU BETA MES GIT IN DA RING BITCH FUCHING DAD MORE PUASSY ZBOB GUCCIONE GUR SPIN

Guildofcannonballs said...

Axl shrieked into an unimaginable version of ‘Out to get me’, with the rest

Guildofcannonballs said...

WAIT, ARE THEY 'OUT TO GET ME' IN WAYS aiMAGINGE Otherwise toos, but still, are they, out to get me?

I'M FUCKING INNOCENT>

THEY WON'T RAPE ME

http://www.heretodaygonetohell.com/articles/showarticle.php?articleid=7

Coupe said...
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Tank said...

Muslims are peaceful and tolerant people and have nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism.

- Hillary Clinton


No comment needed.

traditionalguy said...

Oh, oh. It's 18 inches of snow forecast for Madison this weekend. Somebody has to get Zeus a warm place to stay.