Daily Archives: August 17, 2011

Right from the horse’s ass

Thereisnospoonupmyass: Krugman is almost always right. I was annoyed with him during the primary because he I thought he was inadvertently helping Clinton, who I *knew* was a neoliberal shill. But he was right about Obama. I hoped otherwise, but … Continue reading

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There oughta be a law!

Via Ace of Spades, Megan McCurdle gives us the Fallacy of Chesterson’s Fence: In the matter of reforming things, as distinct from deforming them, there is one plain and simple principle; a principle which will probably be called a paradox. … Continue reading

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Get your memes straight

Alex “Kid” Pareen (formerly of Gawker): Tea Party people less popular than many other hated minority groups There is a shadowy group of malcontents in America today, plotting a grand takeover of our political institutions in order to completely remake … Continue reading

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The foxes are guarding the henhouse as usual

Sexist pig Matt Taibbi at Rolling Stone: Is the SEC Covering Up Wall Street Crimes? A whistleblower claims that over the past two decades, the agency has destroyed records of thousands of investigations, whitewashing the files of some of the … Continue reading

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The Tiers of a Clown

Obviously, the Iowa Straw poll will not be indicative of the Republican nominee. Neither will the Iowa Caucuses or the New Hampshire primary. All those magic entrails have been revealed as unworthy in the last few cycles. What they do … Continue reading

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It worked so well on racism

Seriously: Obama to give major jobs speech Seeking a jolt for the economy, President Barack Obama will lay out new ideas for speeding up job growth and helping the struggling poor and middle class in a major speech in early … Continue reading

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That will be just about when Sarah enters the race

Brent Spudowsky: Rick Perry will self-destruct within 30 days Rick Perry talks treason about the Federal Reserve Board. Treason is a capital offense. Is Perry suggesting the death penalty for Federal Reserve Board members? Rick Perry says Federal Reserve Board … Continue reading

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