I'm hardly a conspiracy theorist. As anyone can tell you, I try to keep my paranoia on a personal level. But every day that dawns with some new court ruling, cabinet-level decision or presidential directive regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the more I wonder just what the hell is going on.

This thing was bad enough to begin with, but now that it's been covered with more waivers, grants and loans than a college admissions department, it's getting more and more difficult to figure out what anything means.

(Former Speaker Pelosi must have seen this coming, explaining her now-infamous argument to pass the bill to find out what was in it. She's clearly much more of a pro than me.)

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