Daily Archive: 06/08/2017

Jun 08 2017

May Loses Majority!

According to the Washington Post exit polling indicates that the Tories will lose 16 seats to finish at 314 (down from 330 before today) and Labour will gain 34 to finish at 266 (up from 232). A governing majority is 326 leaving the Tories 12 in deficit as opposed to a 4 seat cushion. This …

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Jun 08 2017

Stiglitz on Austerity

From our other Nobel Laureate. This is framed around the British Snap Elections but really it’s universally applicable. Austerity. Does. Not. Work. In the long run it doesn’t work even for the .01%ers who favor it. It is simply Puritan Morality written as Public Policy. That’s not some wild eyed Lefty redistributionist theory, that’s Samuelson …

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Jun 08 2017

The Russian Connection: Comey Testifies

Former FBI Director James Comey testified, under oath, this morning before the Senate Intelligence Committee and started with stating the the White House lied and defamed him and the FBI by saying the bureau was in chaos and that he had lost FBI employees’ trust. For nearly three hours, Mr. Comey was questioned by committee …

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Jun 08 2017

Pondering the Pundits

“Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Jun 08 2017

The Breakfast Club (Decent Men)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Jun 08 2017

For The Many, Not The Few

Don’t be so negative. Final speech before the election, not final speech ever. I’d trade 2 Obamas for him.