This TPM article on Rep. Ryan's dismantling of Medicare pretty much says a lot of what I've been thinking. The cynical statements of, "it's exactly what Congress gets" in attempting to explain away this abrogation of basic government principles just ticks me off. Do I need to remind everybody of the poor rep who just can't make ends meet on $174,000 a year salary? (Okay, unfair as there are more expenses than usual for a Congressman, like living in two places, but still) So you're 1) going to charge senior more in hard cash for the "same" coverage, but 2) (most) seniors don't make nearly as much as our representatives. It's just mind boggling idiocy. Really, anybody who thinks they can
And because I'm scooping for content since my brain was scraped out and served as zombie flambé earlier this week, have some random tweeting I've done lately.
Must stop stress eating. Being hungry is GOOD when you're trying to lose weight. But office got pizza for lunch. They're trying to kill me.
We burn our dead in dragon ships. The sea takes her children, until the skies resound with Ragnarok.
Oh great internet brain, anybody know of a reason 2 redirect a url from "www.name.com" to just "name.com"? Is this against standards?
What's worse than stress eating? Knowing it's stress eating and still not being able to stop. Sigh.
Finally got to do some writing. It feels like surfacing after being underwater for too long.
Now that H. Klum is hawking old age products, it's official, all the hot supermodels of my youth have passed the middle matron years.
Internal fire and a drive to make what you're doing better. That and good chocolate. #fundamentals
Dear World, it's a Friday. In the Western World that means you're not allowed to suck. Please see to that.
Lilly Tomlin is just like a daylily, only stranger and more beautiful.
And from the sky, serene and far, A voice fell, like a falling star, Custard! #poetryimprovedbyaddingcustard
Here's hoping I have something more original to say real soon now.