Category Archives: Best gubmint money can buy

It Was A Dark and Stupid Night…

The Senate cleared the tax bill, 51-48, after midnight, and the Billions for Billionaires bill returns to the House for a final vote, after a procedural hiccup (The Byrd Rule)  forced last-minute changes to the legislation. That’s because of an … Continue reading

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The Rat is Well and Truly Eff’ed

And the screwing has begun as the House passed (barely: 227-203, with 12 Blue state Republicans defecting) the Billions for Billionaires bill. However, CNBC is reporting that there was some sort of procedural snag and that the House will have … Continue reading

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Corker is shocked, Shocked, SHOCKED!

Last night, David Sirota tweeted a link to this story in the International Business Times: It appears the hashtag #corkerkickback is starting to trend. Here’s the story at the heart of it — please retweet to spread the story. Doesn’t … Continue reading

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Death and Taxes, cont.

Only three Republican senators are needed to kill the tax bill and there are three who will never need donors again: Bob Corker Jeff Flake Grandpa Walnuts (I know, I know, I know…) As we learned yesterday, RoJo caved at … Continue reading

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Honest Politicians (Accidentally) Will Kill The Tax Bill (Updated)

Best Gubmint Money Can Buy, Cont. LOSER Republicans are trying to kill the ACA again! Sad! The newest new Give Billionaires More Money bill changes the fine for not being insured to $0, which is a good way to Death … Continue reading

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Swamp Draining Today, Part Infinity

USA Today tells us that outside groups are (not-so) secretly spending YUGE quantities of Ameros to sell Comrade Stupid’s agenda to Congress: The political empire affiliated with billionaire Charles Koch has spent $2 million to date to advance Trump’s tax-cut … 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

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This is What Trump Populism Looks Like

I don’t have enough fingers and toes to count the number of millions of dollars around the table, who in the form of plutocrats, you know, are suffering from onerous regulations. Take it away, NYTimes: After a White House meeting … Continue reading

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Because: Of Course

CNN tells us… Washington (CNN)House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz said Monday he will continue to investigate Hillary Clinton’s use of a primary email server while leading the State Department, but claimed he “won’t be a cheerleader” for President-elect Donald … Continue reading

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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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