When I worked in the service industry, I used to hear from a lot of people that the number one faux-pas of the job was to openly discuss politics. The implicit reason, of course, was that you never know who you’re talking to, and you might make somebody angry. Continue reading
This week, the news broke that our representative in Congress, Stephen Lynch, is a “no” vote on health care reform. He figures the bill doesn’t go far enough.
Now, I’m aware that the Southie precincts all went for Scott Brown, who ran on a promise to vote against the bill, just two months ago. It’s also true that we already have close-to-universal health care in Massachusetts, so at the end of the day, what do we care? Free vicodin and stomach pumps! It’s gonna be a fun weekend. Continue reading