Category Archives: Deregulation

Koch Brothers 3.0H

The laissez-faire argument relies on the same tacit appeal to perfection as does communism. *-George Soros  Blithering Idiot came across an interesting piece this fine morning, and what with all in the world that is inherently maddening and juicy enough … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished

In the first 50 years of the filibuster, it was used only 35 times. But the last Congress alone had 112 cloture motions filed, plus threats of more. This is the tyranny of the minority. -Peter Fenn   Cheers to … Continue reading

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Class Warfare My Ass

 “Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.” – Bertrand Russell I’m supposed to feel … Continue reading

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Wall Street Has Occupied My Gas Tank

Cue Jimmy Mc Millan from “The Rent is Too Damn High” fame: Gasoline prices are too damn high! And exactly whose fault is it? Hmmmm? A lot of people say it’s Obama’s fault. FOX News says it’s Obama’s fault. Rush Limbaugh says … Continue reading

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A Fool and an Ideology

  You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on. -George W. Bush   Yes, I admit it. I was fully prepared to craft a clever little April Fools … Continue reading

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Screw the Veggies and Pass the Remote

 My experiences in Iraq convinced me that the greatest threat to our security is our over-reliance on oil and that Americans must immediately take steps to cut our petro-addiction before it’s too late. – Steven M. Anderson, retired Army Brigadier General, … Continue reading

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Can’t Spell Romney Without Money… or Envy

Willard Mitt Romney thinks we are all envious of his money: “You know, I think it’s about envy. I think it’s about class warfare. I think when you have a president encouraging the idea of dividing America based on 99 … Continue reading

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Resolutions for Republicans

New Year’s Day… now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual.      ~Mark Twain As the countdown to the new year begins, it is often the … Continue reading

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I Am Full of it…Thanks that is

Expressing thanks and gratitude is what we do in America on holidays which beseech us to take a day, slow down, enjoy the company of family, and eat until we are in physical discomfort. With that said, here is a … Continue reading

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Canards “R” US

In the Middle East, the people rise up against their madmen. In the USA, we let them appear in televised debates.      -Andy Borowitz I am increasingly both mystified and terrified by the preponderance of dishonest talking points and false narratives in the current political … Continue reading

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