Envying Marco Rubio

Envying Marco Rubio

In America, class resentments center on money. ‘Yes, I am ‘nouveau riche,’ but then, it’s the ‘riche’ that counts, now isn’t it?” So declared Jim Williams in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. And in the American context, that is broadly true: There are at least two senses of the word “class,” and […]

Insurers seek double-digit Obamacare hikes

Insurers seek double-digit Obamacare hikes

Health insurers are asking federal and state regulators to sign off on double-digit rate hikes for hundreds of Obamacare plans next year, increases that are being driven by skyrocketing drug costs and better data on how healthy or sick their customers are. Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2015/06/insurers-seek-double-digit-obamacare-hikes-118524.html#ixzz3bue0I5t6

A Hillary Clinton Match-Up With Marco Rubio Is a Scary Thought for Democrats

They use words like “historic” and “charismatic,” phrases like “great potential” and “million-dollar smile.” They notice audience members moved to tears by an American-dream-come-true success story. When they look at the cold, hard political math, they get uneasy. An incipient sense of anxiety is tugging at some Democrats — a feeling tersely captured in four […]