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Editor in chief

Everyone needs a  good editor, even the prez:

wait, I forget: is Dumpster politics capitalized or not?

Photo from the White House as posted on Flickr. Official description:

President Barack Obama and Jon Favreau, head speechwriter, edit a speech on health care in the Oval Office, Sept. 9, 2009, in preparation for the president’s address to a joint session of Congress. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Copy editing: it’s what separates us from the animals people. Don’t be scared of it.

No more BS


[Warming Glow]

Obama’s health care policy also increases legal protections for extremely literal doctors, and provides a public option for combination analyst/therapist treatment.

But watch out for gun nuts. You will get gun nuts.

Web clip: No insurance? No problem

well, probably still a problem actually. But here’s something for the mean time:

No-insurance guide to Brooklyn healthcare

needles2(Brokelyn, 7/22) Getting good health care can be tough for the uninsured. That, we don’t need to tell you. There are no statistics for Brooklyn alone (that we know of), but with all its artists, writers, freelancers and other like-minded non-9-to-5ers, we’re pretty sure the borough has more than its share of New York State’s roughly 2.5 million… medically-alone, let’s call them. You know—the ones limping around, trolling for black-market insulin or playing Craigslist Russian Roulette for spare amoxicillin. But what choices do we have for cheap medical care, short of taking a handsaw to every hang-nail? Luckily, quite a few, and they’re (mostly) right here in Kings County.

Read the rest here. (You know you want to)