Category Archives: Ayn Rand’s Grave

Today in Granny Starving

Zombie-eyed granny starver Paul Ryan returns to his midseason form with a plea for the real Death Panels: “Less than 10 percent of people under 65 are what we call people with pre-existing conditions, who are really kind of uninsurable,” … Continue reading

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Soylent Green Is People! And So Are Workers!

I mention Soylent Green only because the American Enterprise Institute is arguing against the $15 minimum wage by offensively comparing working people to packages of ground meat: “Suppose that hamburger sells for $4 per pound and sirloin steak sells for … Continue reading

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Because We Love A Good Apology In The Key of Dog Whistle

The Oklahoma GOP has apologized for (unfavorably) comparing starving poor children to wild animals: “Last night, there was a post on our OKGOP Facebook page, and it was misinterpreted by many. I offer my apologies for those who were offended … Continue reading

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Some Fries With Your Stupid, Sen. Aqua Buddha?

In which we open the box with Schrödinger’s Candidate and find his unique Libertarian perspective on property rights. Continue reading

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More Please

I am returning herewith without my approval S. 1, the”Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act.” Through this bill, the United States Congress attempts to circumvent longstanding and proven processes for determining whether or not building and operating a cross-border pipeline serves … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Yup, it’s Brownback time: Defiant Sam Brownback vows to move toward zero income tax — and make Kansas even more unequal. The lede is pretty strong (tons-o-links to back up the assertions): Here’s what Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s supply side … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan Popped Wood You Can See From Space

Congressman Paul Ryan and his fellow selfish SOBs will all be pleased to learn that a previously lost and unpublished Ayn Rand novel has been discovered and will soon be available: For the first time in more than 50 years, … Continue reading

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More Flip-Flops Than a Memorial Day Shoe Sale

The Daily Banter is doing yeoman’s work trying to keep up with the 2016 Goat Rodeo’s Schröedinger’s Candidate Rand Paul’s latest changing positions on ISIS: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is a national joke and anyone who thinks he’d make a … Continue reading

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The Invisible Finger of the Market Place

Any economists out there, or policy wonks want to weigh in on this: Wallace put the question more directly: “You would allow the Ex-Im Bank to expire in September?” McCarthy immediately said “Yes. Because it’s something that the private sector … Continue reading

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Those who do not learn from history…

…are really f***ing stupid: Example A is Teabagger Marilinda Garcia, who is a candidate for Congress from New Hampshire. Gosh, you know, as a student of history (OK, it was one of my undergraduate majors), I kinda-sort know that the … Continue reading

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