Category Archives: Bastards

AT&T Gives Us The Invisible Hand of the Marketplace

Hey guys, remember just a few weeks ago that under oath and in a courtroom, AT&T claimed that: …the merger [with Time-Waarner] would raise prices. The telecomm giant wrote in its post-trial brief that the merger will “enabl[e] AT&T and Time … Continue reading

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Breaking: Paul Ryan Lies Again

Yesterday, the House passed a bill that rolls back a large chunk of Dodd-Frank, the YUGE financial reform bill that gave banks new rules to try to prevent another massive financial meltdown like the banks destroyed the world’s economy during … Continue reading

Posted in Bankster Bastards, Bastards, Zombie Attacks, Zombie-eyed Granny-starving | 6 Comments

Grifters Gotta Grift: Kushner Edition

Hey guys, remember the other day when Comrade Stupid pretty much accepted a bribe to remove sanctions on China’s ZTE technology company 72 hours after the Trump Company got an offer to build hotels, golf courses, and condos for some … Continue reading

Posted in Bastards, blood sucking leeches, Chimpy's Economic Disaster, Fratsputin Jared Kushner, Grifters Gotta Grift | 5 Comments

In Which Bankers Forgot The GOP’s Safe Word (UPDATED)

Bankers have enjoyed a beautiful friendship with Congressional Republicans, who have kissed back with a slobbering, wet kind of love, such that some suspicious types might, um, suspect that they were whoring it up. A match made, well, not in … Continue reading

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GOP Consumer Protection

NEW YORK (AP) — In the 135 days since the Trump administration took control of the nation’s consumer watchdog agency, it has not recorded a single enforcement action against banks, credit card companies, debt collectors or any finance companies whatsoever. … Continue reading

Posted in 4th Reich, Bankster Bastards, Bastards, Comrade Preznint Stupid, The Russian Usurper, Mick 'Pay-to-Play' Mulvaney | 2 Comments

United Airlines: Trickle Don’t

Let’s look at the unique was that United Airlines has decided to reward their employees: “Words matter. “Even if they’re in a memo. Especially if they’re in a memo sent by a senior executive to all of his 86,000 employees. … Continue reading

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Claim Chowder is Served: Infrastructure

We’ve been saying since, well, forever, that the big infrastructure plan was going to consist of selling off public commons to private industry, and here we go: “The Trump administration’s infrastructure plan released Monday proposes that the federal government consider … Continue reading

Posted in Bastards, Best gubmint money can buy, blood sucking leeches, Claim Chowder, class warfare | 7 Comments

Ayn Rand’s Grave or The Feast of St. Ronnie

//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js We all know that as a matter of dogma, nothing is more important to Republicans than tax cuts for corporations (which leads to more money for rich people), you know: Trickle Down or VooDoo Economics 101. Saint Ronnie convinced … Continue reading

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In the Tweet of the Moment

By now everyone has seen the video of United Airlines customer service (motto: There’s no beating our seating), um, de-planing (is too a verb!) a paying passenger, right? The CEO Speaks! Well, Twitter went a little nutty last night, and … Continue reading

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‘Crush, Kill, Destroy’

There’s an interesting/alarming cover story in Barron’s on the use of automation, specifically robots, and it’s impact on jobs. We may be in a perfect storm where even the most protective actions could result in the most automation: As President Donald … Continue reading

Posted in Bankster Bastards, Best gubmint money can buy, blood sucking leeches, CEO Bastards, Science | 12 Comments