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Five of the most-liked Washington Post comments from the weekend

Politics and the new health-care law continue to be hot topics among our commenters. A comment from Carolyn Hax’s advice column on juggling schedules is the lone exception on Monday’s list:

From How political fear was pitted against technical needs by Amy Goldstein and Juliet Eilperin; Orville.Tanner (35 likes)

I hate to say it but I believe that we are witnessing the birth of the single largest government boondoggle in the history of all mankind.

From Supreme Court to hear new case on religion in public life by Robert Barnes; destroyerkahn (29 likes)

Why do so many people think that in order to be kind to your neighbor and fellow man, you must be “religious”? Can’t we just be good people and skip the “god” thing?

From Juggling three busy families’ schedules by Carolyn Hax; GladGrace (27 likes)

My MIL wanted to see us all all at once. But she chose the dates and events and told us. Thus, if someone couldn’t make it, the reasons given for not attending were directed to her. There was no sibling go-between.

I think the LW should get out of the business of being the family scheduler. Being attentive to your aging parents is great, but thinking about making up for the actions of the other sib and family indicates that the LW is too invested in “making things right” for the parents. If the parents are let down by the way sports teams schedule these days let the sib explain this to them and let them work it out.

From Romney accuses Obama of ‘fundamental dishonesty’ on health-care law by Holly Yeager;  waxtadpole1 (21 likes)

By pandering to the 47% of the American public that he actually despises, Romney knows a little about dishonesty.

From For consumers whose health premiums will go up under new law, sticker shock leads to anger by Ariana Eunjung Cha and Lena H. Sun; MicRoxBoomer (20 likes)

Looks like the Dems win.

They threw Granny and the MIDDLE CLASS off the cliff FIRST

Matt McFarland is the editor of Innovations. He's always looking for the next big thing. You can find him on Twitter and Facebook.



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