I'm all for criminal charges in Flint -- god knows the lack of prosecutions in the 2008 financial crisis still bothers millions of us -- but wouldn't getting the water fixed be the No. 1 priority at this point?
This story about UnitedHealthcare pulling out of Arizona's health-insurance exchange drives home why we need a single-payer system in the U.S.: If companies can't make money participating in Obamacare -- or as much money as their shareholders desire -- they walk, leaving many in the lurch. Capitalism doesn't mesh nicely with basic human services -- Bernie is right yet hardly the first to realize this -- but Republicans will never admit it. You say you want a revolution? Vote Democrats back into control of the House and Senate and show up at the midterms. President Clinton wants to build on the Affordable Care Act -- and with the necessary people in place, a public option could on the horizon.