Category Archives: Bastards

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

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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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Eat The Rich, Cont.

Axios morning email thing tells us: As part of a trend of increased corporate activism, JPMorgan Chase today will announce a new public policy agenda that includes an expanded effort to help people with criminal backgrounds re-enter the workforce. What’s … Continue reading

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Co-opting The Yutes of Today

Just back from Burning Man. Reminds me of Woodstock with better art (installations) and less good music. What a great vibe and what amazing creativity! Photo is with my pal and coworker Jeff Taylor at his great music camp Root … Continue reading

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Professional Courtesy Amongst Blood Suckers

As we all know, Prznint Grifter is pushing for the next meeting of the G7 to be at his hand-over-fist money-losing golf club Trump National Doral (and can I please have the Emoluments Clause enforced NOW?), which incidentally is home … Continue reading

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Follow the Ameros, Part Deux!

Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) tells us that Deutche Bank pretty much says that it has Comrade Trump’s tax returns: “Lawyers for Deutsche Bank all but confirmed on Tuesday that the German lender possesses some of President Donald … Continue reading

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So Much Winning!

Business Insider reports we just achieved the single biggest one-month deficit in history. We’re #1! The budget deficit for February was $234 billion, topping the previous high of $231.7 billion from 2012. The deficit has been driven higher by the … Continue reading

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