The spoken word is a beautiful gift to mankind. But it appears we are intent on treating it like an oversized sweater given by some distant aunt at the holiday season; we put it in a drawer and forget about it.
Not only is healthcare.gov a poorly-packed parachute with an 80 percent likelihood of working for people who try to use it, the government that constructed the health care canopy knew it would fail to meet its promise for 20 percent of the certain-to-be disappointed insurance-shopping public.
They struggled, sleeping in doorways or cars until a woman named Dolly gave them shelter, but Dolly's generosity had a price tag. Torture was commonplace in her household, and she beat George and his mother.