Category Archives: Ayn Rand’s Grave

Ah, Texas!

Ayn Rand’s Grave That’s Texas’ Lt. Governor Dan Patrick telling people to read the fine print of their electricity contracts, you know, because it’s their own fault that the electric company made serious coin off of them. Patrick, as you … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News You cannot make up merde like this: “Five board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas — the entity that manages and operates the electricity grid that covers much of Texas —will resign on Wednesday, according … Continue reading

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Ah, Texas!

Ayn Rand’s Grave From the You-gotta-dance-with-them-whut-brung-you files: Griddy customers face $5,000 electric bills for 5 freezing days in Texas In our deregulated market, Griddy and some other power suppliers charge customers wholesale variable rates. Those plans are relatively new — … Continue reading

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Rudderless Republicans

The Dumbest Multi Millionaire in the Senate: Sen. Ron Johnson blocks Hawley bill proposing $1,200 stimulus checks Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) on Friday objected to Sen. Josh Hawley’s (R-Mo.) motion to pass a bill via unanimous consent that would provide … Continue reading

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The Deficit Hawks Return to Old San Juan

Just like the swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano, so too have the Deficit Hawks returned to Wingnuttia after gorging at the public trough: The Hill: Republicans are preparing to reembrace their inner deficit hawks after greenlighting big spending bills … Continue reading

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The Miracle of the Trump Economy

W$J: U.S. Budget Gap Tripled to Record $3.1 Trillion in Fiscal 2020, Treasury Says “The U.S. budget deficit tripled to a record $3.1 trillion in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 as the government battled the global coronavirus pandemic … Continue reading

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Very Fine People, Cont.

I don’t like amplifying domestic terrorists (Wolverines!), but these White Nationalist doofuses, who used Facebook to organize, naturally, their attempted kidnapping of Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, have such interesting friends: h/t to @AaronParseghian of our sister station in Grand Rapids. … Continue reading

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Stimulate This: Rudderless Republicans in Dissaray

Bullshit Barbie has a scold for the many states that returned to bidness as usual too early: “Some of these states blew through our criteria, blew through our phases and they opened up some of the industries a little too … Continue reading

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The Terrible Sand Kingdom of Arizonastan: ‘You’re On Your Own’

Well, that’s throwing in the towel: Arizona Governor Doug Ducey said on Thursday that Arizonans need to learn to live with the coronavirus. The Republican governor was responding to recent reports that the state was seeing an uptick in COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Faux Libertarian Worried About Law Suits From Lynching

Schrödinger’s Senator, the physics paradox known in this dimension as Rand Paul, a man from the multiverse where anything is possible including being elected in the 2016 Goat Rodeo and being elected to the Senate or both or neither can … Continue reading

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