Headlines I Wish I Hadn’t Seen

Anothclock_final_wide-2072d91d9aba904fce5211d344e7cb91ea35e244-s40-c85er deadline extension: the Obama administration is extending high risk pools set up in 2010 through the end of January.

PolitiFact lie of the year: “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it.”

WSJ: Dems nuked filibuster to defeat Halbig vs. Sebelius.

Did Steve Jobs pay living expenses for the doctor in order to get his liver transplant?

David Henderson has a fascinating post arguing that we shouldn’t have gone to war (WWII) with Japan.

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  1. BHS says:

    PolitiFact lie of the year: “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it.”

    Can we fact check politifact, who gave that a rating of “true” and “half true” over the last several years, up until now?

  2. Trent says:

    Is it even a question anymore of how bad a man Steve Jobs was?

  3. Perry says:

    “David Henderson has a fascinating post arguing that we shouldn’t have gone to war (WWII) with Japan.”

    The US is rarely an aggressor, but with Hitler gobbling up Europe, and Japan overunning the Far East, Pearl Harbor was FDR’s perfect reasoning for getting involved in WWII, after assuring Americans that he would not send troops to war unless we were attacked first.

    This seems to be a theme: The “Maine”, Pearl Harbor, the Twin Towers, etc.

  4. Mark says:

    “Did Steve Jobs pay living expenses for the doctor in order to get his liver transplant?”

    Would it really surprise anyone if he did?

  5. Billy says:

    “WSJ: Dems nuked filibuster to defeat Halbig vs. Sebelius.”

    The reward for killing it was greater than the risk of Republicans using it against them later.

  6. Adam says:

    “David Henderson has a fascinating post arguing that we shouldn’t have gone to war (WWII) with Japan.”

    If this is true then it magnifies the severity of the USA’s war-crime of the use of atomic weapons.

  7. John R. Graham says:

    Hmmm,

    I suppose the U.S. could have waited until Japan attacked the U.S. mainland.

    In which case, it could have waited until Japan had occupied Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California.

    In which case it could have waited until Japan had occupied the U.S. West of the Mississippi.

    In which case it could have waited until Japan had crossed the Appalachians and Alleghenies.

    I think that Canada, which had been at war since 1939, would have invaded and occupied the south shore of the St. Lawrence river long before then!

    The idea that the U.S. could have demanded reparations instead of defeating Japan in war, rather than after defeating Japan in war, is an especially novel notion.