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May 15 2017

Mr. Bucksbaum

Thomas Friedman Shows Yet Again the Economy Still Has Good Paying Jobs for People Without Skills by Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research 11 May 2017 The people who run the economy have really screwed it up over the last four decades from the standpoint of ordinary workers. This is a bipartisan issue, …

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May 15 2017

Comey, Republicans, and New Zealand

Oh, and the web exclusive- ‘Follow Up On Net Neutrality’ Comey and Republicans New Zealand Net Neutrality

May 14 2017

The Man In The Tin Foil Hat

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with you. Blessed are thou amongst woman, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb Jesus. Holy Mary, mother of God, pray for us sinners. No happy about it though I hope it amuses. I’m a stone cold atheist but I was raised Methodist not Catholic. I’d …

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May 13 2017

Follow The Money

It can not be good news for The Donald that this early in the investigations of his Administration Congressional, Department of Justice, and FBI investigators are heeding the advice of “Deep Throat” and following the money. I don’t have great faith that any of those institutions will lay a glove on him as long as …

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May 09 2017

Good Riddance To Bad Rubbish

Comey’s Testimony on Huma Abedin Forwarding Emails Was Inaccurate by Peter Elkind, ProPublica May 8, 2017, 10:39 p.m. FBI officials have privately acknowledged that Comey misstated what Abedin did and what the FBI investigators found. On Monday, the FBI was said to be preparing to correct the record by sending a letter to Congress later …

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May 09 2017

The Happy Warrior

Gee, wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could vote for a genuinely nice person who cares about you and your needs and making the world a better place for everybody, not just finding ways for their Billionaire Donors to rip you off and make your life miserable? Why not vote for “good” instead of “lesser”? …

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May 08 2017

The Democratic Magic Asterisk

Democrats, to the extent they endorse Neo Liberal Economic Policy, are no less committed to stealing from the 99% for the benefit of Billionaires than Republicans are. If you’re one of the fortunate few on whom that has no negative effect AND you care about discrimination and bigotry (and I would posit a majority of …

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May 07 2017


What makes it worse is that it’s an obviously abusive relationship and I know one when I see one.

May 06 2017

A Bollard Wall

A bollard is a short vertical post notably unconnected from any adjacent posts posing no physical barrier to human transit at all. It’s used to control vehicles. The funny part is that the “reporter” who gave Spicer grief on the issue is from Breitbart.

May 02 2017

Trumpcare 3.0ver

So the math goes something like this as near as I can figure it. There are 435 seats in the House of Representatives 4 of which are currently unfilled bringing the total to 431. This makes a majority of 50% + 1 == 216. There are 238 Republican members which means they can lose only …

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