Ultracon Opinion

Sunday, January 1, 2017

2017: The Republic Strikes Back

October 23, 2017 is the date of the last update. Read my articles:

The Big Mistake in Obamacare Replacement Plans
The Escalating Costs of Higher Edumacation
Repairing the U.S. Senate
The Purpose of Political Parties
Graham-Cassidy would pass if we had a Republican Congress
Melancholia: Rethinking a Movie
What’s Up for Obamacare This Fall?
Fox News and the ‘Both Sides’ Issue
Oliver Stone and Confederate Monuments
Health Care: Is It Time to Replace the Majority Leader?
Nancy Pelosi, Obamacare Was Never ‘Free-Market’
Top GOP Strategist Wants to ‘Tax the Rich’
Medicaid: The Snag in Obamacare Repeal
Paul Krugman Explains Obamacare
Fixing Medicaid and the Obamacare Subsidy Program
Obamacare’s Mandates Should Be the First Thing to Go
Slouching Towards Healthcare Reform
Business Tax Reform First
Pulling the Plug on Health Care Reform
Universal Healthcare with a Conservative Twist
Chick Flicks and ‘High Sentiment’
The Democrats and Dystopian Debt
The Alternative to ‘Alternative Taxes’
‘Net Worth Sweep’ and Obamacare’s Endless Bailouts
The ‘Free Market’ and Universal Health Care
No Exceptions: ‘Radical’ Tax Reform
Obamacare: Snatching a ‘Win’ from Repeal Defeat
Two Tweaks for ‘Ryancare’
Obamacare in Limbo: Repeal or Let Die
Gorging on Tapir
The Real Tax Unfairness
Tax Cuts for Those Paying at 2.6%
Obamacare: Disentangling the Private from the Public
Obamacare Tax Woes for Non-taxpayers
Cybersecurity: There’s No Disputin’ that Old Vlad Putin
Making Good on the Promise to Repeal Obamacare

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I like this cat’s interpretation:

Friday, January 1, 2016

2016: Freedom in the Balance

December 27, 2016 is the date of the last update. Read my articles:

Why ‘Vertigo’ Is One Of The Greatest Movies Ever
Cutting the Spending, Goosing the Economy
The never-ending story of election recounts
Trump’s Reaganesque Approach to Business
Divided or Undivided Government: That is the Question
You’re Never Gonna Get the Smell Out
Immigration and ‘far-right’ rhetoric
Hey, Millennials, Do Deficits Matter?
Getting the Government We Deserve
Millennials and the Obama Legacy
Does America Have an ‘Official’ Morality?
The Resurrection of Congress
Voting Technology in 2016
Did ‘Private’ Choices Give Us These Nominees?
‘Permission’ to Vote for Trump
Members Only: the Right to ‘Private’ Associations
America Needs ‘Open’ Conventions
Are Political Parties ‘Private’?
Plan B for the GOP: Tilting at Windmills?
Delegates to Both Conventions Need to Start Over from Scratch
GOP Delegates Are ‘Free’ to Choose Whomever
The ‘Rigged System’ and the F.B.I. Primary
What’s Wrong with Europe
Time and the Pelosi-Reid-Obama Debt
Redemption after the Apocalypse … what the?
Promethean Delegates Unbound: the ‘Nuclear Option’
The Most Important Republicans in 2016
Delegates to the Rescue in the Year of the Outsider
Nullifying the Republican Primaries
Inequality in the Personal Income Tax
Hillary Wants More of Your Money
Lurching Towards a Contested Convention
The ‘Unchecked Power’ to Tax
The Sublime Subliminal in Cinema
The Ignored Campaign Issue: the Deficit
The ‘Right Stuff’ for the Presidency
Getting ‘Medieval’ on the Top 400 Taxpayers
Dearth of ‘Systematic Thinking’ Dooms Debate
Tax Advice for GOP Presidential Candidates
The Nanny State and Adipose Rex

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The great Canadian tenor Jon Vickers died in 2015 (video tribute). Below he sings “Winterst├╝rme” from Die Walk├╝re. Vickers also excelled in the less heroic, as in this heartfelt rendition of “Ich grolle nicht.”