Category Archives: Best gubmint money can buy

Hair Füror: ‘How Much Do I Need To Pay To Keep Meadows Silent’

You know something is up when Lord Damp Nut —the world’s biggest grifter and noted deadbeat— makes a $1M Amero silencing bribe donation to the non-profit of his former Chief of Staff and fellow accomplice in the Stupid Coup, Mark Meadows: … Continue reading

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Count-down to Voting Rights Starts Today

I do not pretend to understand all the inside baseball machinations of the Senate and what sort of dank, arcane rituals and parliamentary trickery that must occur before they can actually vote on anything, but by all accounts today is … Continue reading

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Your Proposal Is Acceptable

That didn’t take long: Unclear if Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy meant for this note to Trump, promising he won’t endorse Lisa Murkowski, to be public — but it is now! pic.twitter.com/VfefySAbOW — Jacob Rubashkin (@JacobRubashkin) December 31, 2021 We should … Continue reading

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Best Gubmint Money Can Buy

From Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) morning email thingie that confirms what we suspected: RAKING IN THE DOUGH — Manchin’s political action committee saw an uptick in corporate contributions ahead of his announcement that he would not vote … Continue reading

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Awkward!

Oh. Well, that’s awkward. https://t.co/hf9tu0XGmm — Angry Staffer (@Angry_Staffer) December 21, 2021 Hat tip: Scissorhead MDavis

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What’s Shutting Down The Gubmint This Time?

Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) morning email thingie tells us why the Republicannots want to shut down the gubmint this time: Scoop: Conservatives plot government shutdown over vaccine mandate Yup, because Team Evil wants to kill its constituents. … Continue reading

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Follow The Money

So who’s bribing, er, “donating” to Sen. Sinema today? (Emphasis mine) The political action committee associated with Alticor, the parent entity of the health, home and beauty company Amway, gave $2,500 to the Arizona Democrat in late June, as did … Continue reading

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The Best Gubmint Foreign Money Can Buy

Totally not making this up (Axios, so weird formatting is all theirs): The Federal Election Commission has ruled foreign donors can finance U.S. referendum campaigns, opening the door to foreign spending on fights over high-profile policy issues, Axios has learned. … Continue reading

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‘Take 2 Bribes and Call Me In the Morning,’ Big Pharma Advises Sinema

It turns out we were right, and you know what? It doesn’t feel good – Sinema rakes in Pharma and finance cash amid reconciliation negotiations Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) raised more campaign money in the last three months than in … Continue reading

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Sinema Is Not Demanding Green Provisions Cut Yet

I didn’t get to it yesterday, but the execrable NYTimes reported that the senator from The Terrible Sand Kingdom of Arizonastan wants to cut $100B Ameros of climate change legislation: “[Sen. Kyrsten Sinema] who began her political career with the … Continue reading

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