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I am SERIOUSLY unhappy with the NH results I'm seeing

Trump is so far in front no one is going to catch him. If you thought he was unbearable NOW, wait till he wins a primary!

ARE there transcripts for every speech she's ever given?

The government could seize Shkreli's $2M Wu-Tang album


Shkreli was arrested for allegedly fraudulently taking $65 million. If the government finds he used any of that money to buy Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, the infamous one-off Wu-Tang Clan album he paid $2 million for, they are entitled to seize and auction it.

I would do something a tiny bit different: stream it once, charge a dollar admission, figure out some constitutional pretext to hold Shkreli for a couple of hours so he can't hear it, then enshrine it in the FBI Museum.

One small problem with Bernie's healthcare plan

This is a Harvoni tablet. It cures Hep C, if you take 84 of them over 12 weeks.

They cost $1125 each. That's not a misprint: over a thousand dollars for one pill.

Insurance companies are routinely denying coverage for this drug, and a lot of other high-cost treatments. They can't afford it.

Now...if Bernie's plan is going to cover things like thousand-dollar-per-dose pharmaceuticals that you take for twelve weeks in a row, the $3 trillion the current healthcare regime costs the US will look like a drop in the bucket.

Is a Valentine's Day sale at a mattress store just a bit too...well, OBVIOUS?

Bernie Underground is already predicting "fraud" on Tuesday

Because as we all know, the only way anyone could beat the Wise and Benevolent Senator Sanders is by screwing with the vote totals.

This is a question every Bernie Sanders supporter must answer

"Bernie Sanders is currently the beneficiary of an anti-Hillary Clinton ratfucking assault that would make Donald Segretti cringe. How can you possibly say he has clean hands in this matter?"

The IRS' computer has been fixed; it's accepting e-filings again

Yesterday I did my taxes through one of the online services. (I'm not going to recommend it or any other because my return is too damn simple to really tell how they do, but I've been using the one I go to for several years and always get my refund quickly. And in this day and age of 0.001% interest on savings accounts, I get exactly the same amount of interest from the IRS that I do from my bank, so I don't mind letting them use it for a little while.) Last night, we got the news that the IRS' computers were screwed up. Today I got the "return accepted by the IRS" notice from the tax provider's computer.

Something we will ALL like: Here's the Bundy Bunch indictment!


Paging Dr. Kubler-Ross...Dr. Kubler-Ross, you have a call on the white phone...

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross was the psychologist who came up with the "stages of grief" model named after her. It was introduced in her book On Death and Dying. It was subsequently applied to any situation where grief is a factor.

The five stages, which are not necessarily consecutive and don't always all happen, are Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance.

So...in the light of last night's caucus, how are Bernie's fans doing?

They're denying Hillary actually won. "She won on coin flips!" "More caucusers went with Bernie!"
They're mad that she did. (No examples will be given. You've seen 'em.)
They're bargaining their asses off..."Bernie had no organization and no name recognition and he only came eight delegates from tying her, that's just as good as a win, isn't it?"
And they're depressed as hell that the "Corporate Democrat" could even come close to their "pure Democrat" in the delegate totals.
Forget "acceptance." That won't happen.
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