Mob rule sweeps America, Big Insurance hires storm troopers Athletes complain about it. Astroturf causes injuries. And now the fake grass spread on many a field across the country has a new meaning. “Astroturfing” and “Astroturf groups” simulate grassroots organizing. And beware: These far-right ideologically driven groups, like the name “Astroturf” implies, are phony. And they cause injury to the body politic.
I'm turning 65 soon and the only people who have sent me birthday greetings so far are private, for-profit health insurance companies.
Who should pay for universal health care? We all should, right? Or, shouldn't it be free?