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  • A Public Option Isn’t Good Enough

    There is one thing we can be thankful for: Medicare for All is now a mainstream position in the Democratic Party, to the point where most of the leading Democratic candidates for president say they support it. The question remains how real their commitment to that goal is, and how far they’re willing to go. Do they support what Medicare for All actually is—a single-payer system where everyone gets their insurance from the government? Or are they co-opting the term while really being more...

    Splinter
  • Wyoming GOP Senator explains death-penalty vote by saying that being executed was good enough for Jesus, so it's good enough for criminals

    A bill to repeal Wyoming's death penalty law has failed in the state senate, thanks, in part, to the vote of Sen. Lynn Hutchings [R-Cheyenne, contact details], who said, "The greatest man who ever lived died via the death penalty for you and me. I’m grateful to him for our future hope because of this. Governments were instituted to execute justice. If it wasn’t for Jesus dying via the death penalty, we would all have no hope." Read the rest

    Boing Boing
  • Child sex case fugitive captured wearing ‘Father of the Year’ T-shirt

    An Ohio child sex case fugitive in a “Father of the Year” T-shirt has been captured in Florida, officials said Tuesday. Clarence Sheese, 50, was found living in Fleming Island after a tip, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office in Florida said. He was arrested Monday on a fugitive from justice charge. Sheese was wanted in Ohio for

    New York Post
  • Child sex case fugitive in 'Father of the Year' T-shirt captured in Florida

    An Ohio fugitive in a “Father of the Year” T-shirt has been captured in Florida, officials said Tuesday.

    Fox News