Entries by Anne Laurie

Good News for California

From the AP, via the Washington Post, “Anthem Blue Cross withdraws big CA rate hike”: Insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross, the company criticized by President Barack Obama when it proposed raising rates for Californians by as much as 39 percent, withdrew plans for the proposed hike Thursday. __ Los Angeles-based Anthem made the decision after […]

Open Thread: Thursday Night Menu

Take it away, Bad Horse’s Filly… I keep hoping for grilling weather, but it is not quite there yet for many of us. This menu you can grill, but broiling works just as well. It is a fairly quick meal to prep. One trick for marinades is to prepare them when you purchase your meats […]

Early Morning Open Thread

Okay, this made me laugh. The NYT needs to take Gail Collins off her Bobo-Brooks-WATBabysitting detail, so she can do more like this: […] Both Arizona and Oklahoma passed bills exempting state residents from gun registration rules and background checks. Governor Henry vetoed his state’s version. Jan Brewer, the governor of Arizona, seems to sign […]