This is all about stopping a law that increases taxes on rich people and reduces subsidies to private insurers in Medicare in order to help low-income Americans buy health insurance. That’s it. That’s why the Republican Party might shut down the government and default on the debt. — Ezra Klein: Don’t forget what the shutdown really is about (via we-are-star-stuff)
As soon as my last tube of conventional toothpaste runs out, I’m going to find the perfect jar, fill it with baking soda, and #defluoridate my life.