The Idle Musings of J. Bart Henthorn

ACA – Death Spiral or Murder Victim?

ACA – Death Spiral or Murder Victim?

We’ve been hearing the same tired headlines for more than seven years now. Scary, disconcerting, terrifying words warning of its imminent demise. Also known as Obamacare or by the initials ACA, the GOP’s terror target has been the Affordable Care Act. “Obamacare is about to implode” “The ACA is in a Death Spiral” “People’s livesRead more about ACA – Death Spiral or Murder Victim?[…]

Donald Trump – The “Not My Fault” President

Donald Trump – The “Not My Fault” President

Each day we are treated to more and more news about the rising number of bigoted, racist, misogynistic, anti-semitic incidents around our country. Various special interest groups make their regular exclamations that our new president, Donald Trump, should speak out against these events. But no matter how many carefully crafted Presidential Statements he reads, itRead more about Donald Trump – The “Not My Fault” President[…]

Reimagining the Twitter Presidency

Reimagining the Twitter Presidency

It’s called the “Twitter Presidency” because it has become abundantly clear¬†that our next elected President will not stop using Twitter. Many of our most astute observers and pundits predict his use of the instant communication platform will grow larger and more aggressive. As of right now, just eleven days before the inauguration, Donald Trump hasRead more about Reimagining the Twitter Presidency[…]