Daily Archives: October 18, 2011

Asymptotic Tax Rates and Other Games

Andrew Cuomo wants to let the millionaire’s tax in New York state disappear. This is bad timing, as downstate is currently protesting to put more taxes on whatever the current definition of rich is. He’s sympathetic with them. He supports … Continue reading

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Wrong answer

I like Herman Cain. Not as a candidate but as a person. But this is a major unforced error: Herman Cain: Sure, I can see myself releasing everyone at Gitmo in exchange for one U.S. POW There is a reason … Continue reading

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Racists among us

Bob Somerby: We were struck by something else on last night’s Cooper 360 show, though tape doesn’t seem to be available. We were struck by interviews CNN did with some Herman Cain supporters in Humphreys County, Tennessee (population 17,000). We … Continue reading

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Dudebro OWS

I was afraid of this. Occupy Cleveland protestor told police she was raped in tent A Occupy Cleveland protestor camping out over the weekend told Cleveland police that she was raped. The 19-year-old woman claimed that she was sexually assaulted … Continue reading

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The New Hope

Last Sunday when Jason Campbell left the game cradling his throwing arm the Raiders’ whole season flashed before my eyes. His back-up (Kyle Boller aka Mr. Carrie Prejean) is one of those guys whose potential has never turned into reality. … Continue reading

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They haven’t been assimilated yet

Obama nixes parley with ‘Occupy’ activists President Obama has taken nearly every opportunity lately to express support for the “Occupy Wall Street” protesters, but he failed to meet with some of the movement’s activists when he had the chance on … Continue reading

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Racism isn’t going away, it’s getting stealthier

Everybody’s favorite race-card dealer: With the national debt and its effect on the economy being the top issue of the 2012 campaign, the panel today on Up with Chris Hayes debated the various merits of the Republicans’ tax plans, and … Continue reading

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I thought they used “the people’s microphone” because they weren’t allowed megaphones?

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Why anarchy doesn’t work

Hot Air: Occupy Wall Street protesters said yesterday that packs of brazen crooks within their ranks have been robbing their fellow demonstrators blind, making off with pricey cameras, phones and laptops — and even a hefty bundle of donated cash … Continue reading

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Happy 21st, Bristol!

Bristol Palin turns 21 today. I want to wish her a happy birthday. I used to think of her as just another teen who made a bad choice and fell for the ultimate bad news boyfriend, and then had the … Continue reading

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What do you see?

I see protesters walking in the street and refusing to get on the sidewalk when told to by the police. I see them get arrested. I see a lot of people with a knee-jerk reaction that the cops are always … Continue reading

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Obama’s upcoming speeches canceled

Report: Obama teleprompter stolen A truck carrying President Obama’s podium, teleprompter and audio equipment was stolen in Richmond, Va., a local news outlet reports. Sources tell WWBT/NBC12 that around $200,000 of presidential equipment was stolen from a Richmond Marriott hotel … Continue reading

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Hillary says no way Jose

Hillary Clinton again says she won’t run for president in 2016 Hillary Rodham Clinton, the woman seemingly born to become the first female president of the United States, on Monday again ruled out a race for the top office in … Continue reading

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Hicks for Elizabeth!

Seriously: “I’m a new category, an elite hick,” said Warren, on the “Left Ahead” podcast. “I don’t even know what to say about that one,” she said, laughing. Hot Mike Ball then came back to the word “hick,” saying he … Continue reading

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This could be interesting

Occupy Wall Street protesters to confront Obama on trip The Greensboro, N.C., version of the Wall Street protest movement, which attracted 600 demonstrators on Sunday, will get a chance to showcase its strength in front of President Obama on Monday. … Continue reading

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