Today is November 13th. On this date in 1789, Benjamin Franklin famously wrote, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Most people don't realize this is a truncated version of his original, which ended "death, taxes, and the Great Gazoo's shenanigans, dum dums." That was random. But the links are not, so please read on for what the web offers today. As always, consider this an Open Thread.
Obamacare: One Month In | Ken Buck
City Workers of Bel Aire, Kansas, Losing Health Care They Like | J.P. Freire
Pining To Be Part Of The Political Celebrity Culture | Pocket Full of Liberty
Meltdown: Reid Summons Dems For Crisis Meeting on Obamacare | Ace of Spades HQ
What In The Tweet Is Going On?
FACT: Obama's so unpopular Bill Ayers refused to write his next memoirs
— JWF (@JammieWF) November 13, 2013
raillery ˈrā-lə-rē noun : good-natured ridicule; banter