Entries by John Cole

Numbers are Hard

Just winging it: The Trump administration is seriously thinking about not submitting a budget to Congress next year . Although the Congressional Budget Act requires the president to submit the fiscal 2018 budget to Congress between January 2 and February 6, Trump could easily say that it was the responsibility of the outgoing Obama administration […]

But What About the Children

This is disgusting, but par for the course with the Republican party: More than a year after lawmakers originally ordered it, Texas announced Monday it will enact significant cuts to the money that it pays therapists who treat vulnerable children with disabilities in two weeks. Medicaid reimbursement rates are used to pay for pediatric therapy […]

We’re All Going to Die

The best case scenario for the next four years is that world leaders just ignore Trump and act like he’s special and doesn’t really speak for the US: President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with Taiwan’s president, a major departure from decades of U.S. policy in Asia and a breach of diplomatic protocol with ramifications for […]

Yeah. You Nailed That

If commenter Starfish only knew how accurate this comment is: I saw this video earlier today, and I was convinced that this is John Cole’s life. Sigh: That is my existence of every minute of every day. I laugh in people’s faces when they ask me if I ever get lonely living “alone.”

Day by Day by Day

Things have just been super hectic around here. Between work related issues and the house (which is coming along and I will have an update on Friday), it just seems like by the time I get to where I can move forward with something it’s almost nine pm. Just everything seems to be happening at […]