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Christ. It is with good reason that I despise platitudinous academic charlatanry disguised as left politics. It is even worse when it is combined with kitschy pop-culture bullshit by someone with “artistic” pretensions. If this doesn’t stop, I am going to … Continue reading
Watch Kentucky-fried idiot Rand Paul whine like a baby as CNBC’s Kelly Evans asks him to explain his stupid positions on vaccinations and tax breaks for corporations’ overseas profits. Evans was once the lone voice of sane commentary in The Wall … Continue reading
Read Robert Borosage on why the so-called “tax holiday” on overseas corporate profits — as proposed by the president and likely to be made even worse when corporate lobbyists get hold of it — is really a scam: Global corporations … Continue reading
Amidst the articles on the latest yuppie parenting trends; speculation on which Brooklyn block is to be gentrified next; the various wedding announcements of shitheads from Goldman Sachs to the cornfed daughters of Midwestern industrialists who are now working as … Continue reading
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.