The President’s tax proposals are a good sign. One of the House’s Dixie brigade describes it as a “poke in the eye at Republicans, rather than showing a willingness to cooperate,” which is exactly what is needed. Higher taxes on … Continue reading
Obama indicates that he intends to work with Republicans in areas where they agree that the majority of the population should be screwed. Among these, he wants more job-killing corporate-rights agreements (so-called “trade” agreements); cuts in corporate taxes; and expanded … Continue reading
It was another month of the US economy creating jobs. Shitty jobs.
The hilariously corrupt relationship between Jerry Jones and Chris Christie would be described in the most lurid terms by the US press if it were occurring in Russia. Jones is, without doubt, an oligarch, and Christie is his political ally, what in … Continue reading
The above image is a copy of a check for nearly $975 million that the ex-wife of oil company parasite Harold Hamm rejected in a divorce settlement. Is there anything more repulsive than the faux-feminist argument that Hamm’s ex-wife deserves … Continue reading
Bloomberg reports on the shrinking retirement savings of the average American, as crappy 401(k)s have almost entirely displaced traditional pensions. Meanwhile, retirement payouts for executives are so obscenely out of line with the retirement savings of workers that the inequality even dwarfs … Continue reading