Category Archives: Bastards

Economic Patriotism! (Kill The Olds for The Good Of The Bottom Line)

Hey guys, remember this ad? I mention it only because the Republicans have another, new plan to kill the Olds: A far-right rallying cry: Older Americans should volunteer to work Forget “15 days to slow the spread.” A growing chorus … Continue reading

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The Miracle of the Trump Economy

What is alleged to be the most read real estate in all journalism is used to show us the new unemployment numbers. 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment last week — almost five times the record-holding number in 1982. Perversely, … Continue reading

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Eat The Rich, Part Infinity

“People seemed shocked to find that the rich have much better access to healthcare in America. That injustice has been true for decades—the pandemic just makes it more obvious.” —Bioethicist Arthur Caplan in Recode

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Boeing: ‘You’ve Seen Us Fly, Now Watch Us Negotiate!’

Boeing declared it won’t accept a bailout if it requires that the government takes an equity stake in the corporation: “I don’t have a need for an equity stake,” [Chief Executive Officer Dan] Calhoun said in an interview Tuesday with … Continue reading

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Trumps Plan: The Poor Shall Enter Heaven First

The WSJ has some insight into Lord Damp Nut’s upcoming recession, which surprisingly shows some humanity: “The U.S. economic outlook hangs in large part on whether business leaders respond to the new coronavirus crisis as they have with many past … Continue reading

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Eat The Rich, Part Infinity

A new Reuters/Ipsos poll finds 64% of Americans strongly or somewhat agreed that “the very rich should contribute an extra share of their total wealth each year to support public programs.” Results were similar across gender, race and household income. … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink (Eat The Rich Edition)

Happy Hour News Briefs The world’s 500 richest people added $1.2 trillion to their collective net worth in 2019, increasing their take by 25% to $5.9 trillion Ameros, according to Bloomberg. The wealthiest 0.1% of Americans now have a greater … Continue reading

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The Wind Blows. So Does Trump.

Our Stable Genius makes some wind: “We’ll have an economy based on wind. I never understood wind. You know, I know windmills very much. I’ve studied it better than anybody I know. It’s very expensive. They’re made in China and … Continue reading

Posted in Bankster Bastards, Bastards, Billionaire Bastards, Lord Damp Nut, The Russian Usurper, Rick 'Frothy' Santorum (Ew! Gross!), snark, Theocrats | 26 Comments

Lunchtime Reading

Save this one for your lunchtime reading pleasure: Keynes was wrong. Gen Z will have it worse. Instead of never-ending progress, today’s kids face a world on the edge of collapse. What next? “The founder of macroeconomics predicted that capitalism … Continue reading

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The Best Gubmint Billionaires Can Buy

Axios morning email thingie leads with a bit on billionaires dominating spending trying to buy the 2020 Goat Rodeo: The 2020 campaigns of the three billionaires running for president have collectively spent about two-thirds of all ad dollars so far, … Continue reading

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