Daily Archive: 02/17/2016

Feb 17 2016

The Daily Late Nightly Show (Look away! Look away! No, you can’t, can you?)

I dunno. I did a lot today and for a break I watched Welcome to Tomorrowland. I was kind of expecting the Randian parable some critics told me about and to some extent it was. But the Randian future was dystopian and the real struggle belonged to us. You can’t stop believing in a better …

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Feb 17 2016

So, Television.

Look, you couldn’t pay me to watch most of this crap but perhaps your stomach is stronger than mine so I offer it in case you need to get your fix. Tonight CNN South Carolina Town Hall with Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Ben Carson MSNBC All Trump all the time with Joe Scarborough and …

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Feb 17 2016

You Say You Want A Revolution?

Unfortunately, we’ve already had one. The issue is not Hillary Clinton’s Wall St links but Democrats’ core dogmas Thomas Frank, The Guardian Tuesday 16 February 2016 17.01 EST (W)hat voters are rejecting is not Hillary the Capable; it is the party whose leadership faction she represents as well as the direction in which our modern …

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Feb 17 2016

More on Piketty

Not that I’m responsible, just that I’m prescient. Yesterday I pointed out a very important piece by Thomas Piketty over at The Guardian and overnight interest among a certain class of economic observers (the left ones) has spiked. Ed Walker (masaccio) has a particularly fascinating take on it at emptywheel that I want to draw …

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Feb 17 2016

Punting the Pundits

“Punting 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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Feb 17 2016

The Breakfast Club (Piano Man)

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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