Category Archives: blood sucking leeches

He Seems Nice

Future-former Senator Ron Johnson tells us that insurers should be free to cancel your health insurance, especially if you have cancer: Q: I know Richard Murdock had said even though businesses should give people, for instance, with cancer, health coverage, … Continue reading

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Morning Goat Rodeo News!

The Death of the Media, cont. Hey guys, remember that time CBS’s CEO Leslie Moonves told us that media coffers are busting because having Donald Trump, the vulgar talking yam, on their shows was such good bidness for them? Guess … Continue reading

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The Truth is Out There… Way Out There

Donald ‘Say Anything’ Trump continues to lower the bar about whatever it is that passes for truth under the orange pelt: Donald Trump supposedly told House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) he supports cutting Social Security but will not admit it publicly … Continue reading

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The Morning Quote

Trump: “You have to be wealthy in order to be great, I’m sorry to say.” — Jesse Lehrich (@JesseLehrich) May 26, 2016 Well, d’uh. Trump: "I don’t want a wall named after me, but that’s OK. I want a statue … Continue reading

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Today in Corruption

Class Warfare: We’re Losing Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and CorruptionMillions of documents show heads of state, criminals and celebrities using secret hideaways in tax havens It’s hard to be shocked any more. But … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Machines Economy

FiveThirtyEight has an interesting post that tells us why manufacturing jobs will never return. The short answer is: automation. Here’s the problem: Whether or not those manufacturing jobs could have been saved, they aren’t coming back, at least not most … Continue reading

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Resign NOW, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Serial incompetent Debbie Wasserman Schults needs to tender her resignation not just from the DNC, she needs to leave Congress. Come’on Florida, you’ve got to be embarrassed by her, too. WASHINGTON — Payday lenders have been gunning for the Consumer … Continue reading

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Make A Run For The Border

Taco Bell Lobbyists Thank Congressional Staff With 6,000 Tacos “Taco Bell franchise owners are lobbying Congress to help prevent their workers from organizing a union or qualifying for employer-based healthcare. They’re also asking for assistance with real estate tax credits … Continue reading

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Some Stupid For Your Coffee?

Uber, the taxi-like service that only Ayn Rand could love, was surge-charging $100 per ride to Australians who were fleeing an armed hostage situation in Sydney. The Uber spokes-weasel explains it thusly: We are all concerned with events in CBD. … Continue reading

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This is how Wingnuttia rolls

We’ll start the day with a story that illustrate the point that for Wingnuts, it’s not how you play the game that counts, it’s that you win at all costs: Boy exorcist and noted volcano scholar Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal … Continue reading

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