Monthly Archive: December 2016

Dec 31 2016

Odds or Onions Challenge XXII

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   Santa Claus is back on Facebook after proving his identity FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Santa Claus’ Facebook account …

Continue reading »

Dec 31 2016

Odds or Onions Challenge XXI

Can you pick The Onion without hovering your mouse over the links? Not much of a challenge really, but if you just looked at the headlines you’d have an easy 50 / 50 shot at being wrong.   Woman Sees Screaming Face Of ‘Donald Trump’ Inside Red Pepper Will this pepper make vegetable chili dishes …

Continue reading »

Dec 31 2016

The Breakfast Club (Auld Lang Syne)

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 …

Continue reading »

Dec 30 2016

Now For Something Funny

It’s almost the end of a really horrible year. Between the election season and the deaths of so many celebrity favorites starting with David Bowie and ending (we hope) with Carrie Fisher and her beloved mother, Debbie Reynolds, we need a little laughter. Animals and their antics make us all chuckle.

Dec 30 2016

In Memoriam: Debbie Reynolds (1932 -2016)

One day after the death of her daughter, Carrie Fisher, actress Debbie Reynolds has died at age 84. Ms. Reynolds was rushed by ambulance to Cedars Sinai Medical Center earlier on Wednesday after complaining of difficulty breathing. Her son Todd announced her passing saying that “she wanted to be with Carrie.” Reynolds began her rise …

Continue reading »

Dec 30 2016

The Breakfast Club (People Power)

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 …

Continue reading »

Dec 29 2016

More Idiocy

Yup, we’ve moved beyond moronic. George Will (or those that believe his lies) require supervision. Denialism on Trade by Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research 29 December 2016 It is really amazing how the political and economic establishment types feel the need to deny that trade can actually have a negative impact on …

Continue reading »

Dec 29 2016

Blame Obama and the Trans Pacific Partnership

A certain class of Institutional Democrat, the Neo Liberal Bi-Partisan Centrists, is anxious to blame Hillary Clinton’s defeat, which while shocking is not surprising, on Russia, the Intertubz, the Hippies, or Bigots (about whom the truest thing I’ve read is that not all Trump voters are Racists, but all Racists voted for Trump). They are …

Continue reading »

Dec 29 2016

The Breakfast Club (Take It Easy)

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 …

Continue reading »

Dec 28 2016

The Economics of Neo Liberalism

Don’t get me wrong, there are many other aspects of Neo Liberalism that are pernicious, like their anti-democratic elitism, Puritanical Calvinism, and arrogant ignorance coupled with an unjustified and delusional sense of accomplishment, but the cornerstone foundation of their monumental temple to intellectual irrelevance is their beliefs that- Markets are rational and self regulating Private …

Continue reading »

Older posts «

Fetch more items