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The case for Obamacare, courtesy of the Three Stooges
The case for Obamacare, courtesy of the Three Stooges

Sometimes, your TV delivers a surprise. Click it on, and the last channel you’d been watching comes to life again with something you would never have watched otherwise. Like the Three Stooges. What I saw on the TV screen didn’t look like a Three Stooges movie. It looked like a scene from a 1930s film, a poor young woman and her little brother poking around in a city dump, looking for $62 they had stashed away. I don't like the Three Stooges, but by the time they showed up in the scene in the 1937 short called “Cash and Carry,” I couldn’t change the channel. The boy, little Jimmy, was crippled, and that $62 was the money he and his sister had saved...

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