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Richard Holmes
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45 denies there ever was an American Health Care Act in 3... 2... 

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Excellent article, clarifying some of what seemed insane about the process by which the AHCA was born and died.

Some of.

I had simply assumed that Republicans were rushing the bill because they were stupid. This explains why they did it. They had a plan. It was a stupid plan, but it was a plan, and then they executed it poorly. Because they're stupid.

Funny how much harder it is to repeal ACA when it's no longer fantasy football

My Republican congressional representative is, as of this morning, still intending to vote "no" on GOPCare. Even he recognizes how much harm it would do to seniors and low income families. I called this morning to encourage him to resist the pressure to switch his vote.

Have you called your representative?

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In your face, slowsort.

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Back yard: About 17″ on the ground — higher or lower depending on drifting but this was about average. Depth isn’t really the right metric for snow, though. It’s relevant but so’s the weight of the snow. A foot of very fluffy snow and a foot of wet slushy…

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Along with your first ukulele, you will probably want a few other things. None of them is particularly necessary; you can play your uke without any of them, but some accessories will make it easier and better for you. Case Item one, a case or gig bag.…

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I spent much of Saturday and Monday flying places, and Sunday and earlier Monday in a meeting, so the weekend wasn’t great for walking, though I did get some steps around the lab in between meeting and flying on Monday. This guy went flying too, a few…
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