Category Archives: Best gubmint money can buy

Where’s The Beef (From)?

Happy New Year’s Eve, hope that filet’s not tainted: The spending bill Congress passed last Friday repealed the country-of-origin labeling (COOL) regulation that lets consumers know where their meat comes from. It’s every consumer for him/herself, apparently. On Friday, Congress … Continue reading

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Mitch McConnell’s Stuffing: A Recipe for Disaster

From Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!), so likely to be full of empty calories: “Senate Republicans plan to insert a provision into a must-pass government funding bill that would vastly expand the amount of cash that political parties … Continue reading

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That Giant Sucking Sound…

The White House has released the text of the much-loathed and feared Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal. You can read it for yourself, but fair warning you don’t want to print it at 2,000 pages and 30 chapters, it will … Continue reading

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Cry Me A F***ing River, Paul Ryan

Zombie-eyed Granny-starver Paul Ryan explains to us why it is that members of Congress deserve work-life balance, well him anyway, but the rest of us don’t: Personally, I want my representative to be exactly like the rest of us: in … Continue reading

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Scott Walker: The Best Gubmint $ Can Buy

Once again we must thank the Supreme Court for telling us that Money=Free Speech and that there is no corruption or appearance of corruption in politics. Which is why it seems like really bad timing that Jon Hammes contributed $125,000 … Continue reading

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The 2016 Money Race, or Need a Receipt With That?

News That Will Drive You To Drink Oh, goodie: the 2016 Goat Rodeo contenders are already bought and paid for and then some. No one seems to be sure if money=success, but I’m guessing it doesn’t hurt. So the shocking … Continue reading

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“$20, Same As In Town”

Raw Story has a breakdown of how the TPP went down, and no surprise they bought the votes. But it was clearly a Blue Light Special in the Dim’s aisle: Out of the total $1,148,971 given, an average of $17,676.48 … Continue reading

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Lobbying Firm Makes An Honest Woman of Mary Landrieu

Taking off the low heels and putting on the ho heels We are pleased to report that former Senator Mary ‘$20 Bucks in Town’ Landrieu is joining the Washington lobbying firm Van Ness Feldman, where she can finally draw an … Continue reading

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Make A Run For The Border

Taco Bell Lobbyists Thank Congressional Staff With 6,000 Tacos “Taco Bell franchise owners are lobbying Congress to help prevent their workers from organizing a union or qualifying for employer-based healthcare. They’re also asking for assistance with real estate tax credits … Continue reading

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Who Needs An Apple Watch When…

In which we learn you don’t need to put cash down when buying Scott Walker. Continue reading

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