Category Archives: Ayn Rand’s Grave

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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Making a Killing, Part Infinity

Our quote of the morning comes to us from Salon (Digby!): Meanwhile, Hassett and Kudlow were telling Trump he needed to get the economy open no matter what. And Trump heard from his favorite outside advisers Arthur Laffer, Steve Forbes … Continue reading

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The Miracle of the Trump Economy, Cont.

Another 3.8M Americans filed for unemployment this past week, which brings the total to [checks notes] a metric shit-ton of unemployed people, more than 30 million. Axios Alert: 3.8 million people filed for unemployment last week, the Labor Department announcedThursday. … Continue reading

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Special Delivery

The Hill: Postmaster General Megan Brennan told the House Oversight and Reform Committee that the U.S. Postal Service would run out of money by the end of the fiscal year unless it received financial assistance from the federal government. Brennan noted the Postal … Continue reading

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The Feast of Saint Ronnie Continues!

Oh, Sweet Jeebus, someone woke up Art Laffer, the brainiac who got Saint Ronnie hooked on Voodoo Economics. Anyway, Laffer thinks he can fix the Trump-Pandemic/ Depression: Laffer, the designer of the Reagan-era tax cuts and a pioneer behind the … Continue reading

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Congrats, Grover Norquist!

From the LATimes email thingie: How a Pandemic Prediction Program Ended Two months before the novel coronavirus is thought to have begun its deadly advance in Wuhan, China, the Trump administration ended a $200-million pandemic early-warning program aimed at training … Continue reading

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