Category Archives: Politics

Rick Perry – the Only Honest No-Nothing of the Bunch

Oops indeed. But at least he admits he doesn’t have any idea what he’s saying. Now, let’s roll a list of Rick Perry endorsements: Steve Forbes Bobby Jindal Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval Such careful men.

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Tunisia Moderate Islam Party Ennahda: Probably Not That Different from the Republican Party

Just how Islamist will the likely dominant Tunisian party be? This question’s going to be asked a thousand hundred times (Tunisia probably won’t get that much coverage – we’ve got like 9 Republican candidates to lazily gossip about) in the … Continue reading

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Why the Charge “OWS Has No Clear Message” Is Wrong in One Photo

Update: This woman is a reporter and was fired from her job (big surprise, it was part-time) for expressing her political opinion outside of work. Political movements are about steering different interests, and not about getting everyone into one group … Continue reading

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Krugman Gets to the Heart of American Political Dysfunction

Why, then, does Wall Street expect anyone to take its whining seriously? That money manager claiming that finance is the only thing America does well also complained that New York’s two Democratic senators aren’t on his side, declaring that “They … Continue reading

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New York Times’ Recent Word Salads

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So Many Disgusting People in One Place! Neocon’s are just circling to get their next champion of Israeli lebensraum. Zombie ideologies can’t die, they just decay further and become more disgusting.

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The Marketing Success of Oligarchs, Bigger Even Than Bud Light Lime

As the talk show host Tavis Smiley and I have said in our national tour against poverty, the recent budget deal is only the latest phase of a 30-year, top-down, one-sided war against the poor and working people in the … Continue reading

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Where Is the Mortgage Bailout? If Only the Banks Needed It

It recently came to light that the Federal Reserve gave secret loans of more than $1.2 trillion to more than 300 financial institutions to keep them from collapse. Add on another $700 billion from TARP, and that was $2 trillion … Continue reading

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The Tea Party Has Never Been Independent from the Republican Party

It’s just full of the baseline crazies of the Republican Party. A study tracked 3,000 Americans, aiming to compare the self-identified Tea Partiers from other American groups, starting from 2006 on. The results? Past affiliation with the Republican Party is … Continue reading

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Every Metric Is Bigger in Texas. Part 1

It’s probably going to take until November 7th, 2012 for a majority of the nation to realize every positive statistic cited by Rick Perry and his punditry is entirely based on booming population growth, and not any good governance action … Continue reading

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