Category Archives: Bastards

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

Posted in Bankster Bastards, Bastards, Guns! Guns! Guns!, snark | 15 Comments

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

The Swamp Chronicles, Cont.

The WaPo continues to surprise us by sometimes practicing journalism, as they breakdown the relationship of power, money, and Russia in the proposed Administration. They lay it out for us graphically, too, and it is startlingly clear: Also, as a … Continue reading

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