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Category Archive for 'Bipartisan Wet Dream'

Here’s a little something I wrote back in 2013 that still applies: “I don’t care if you fuck an elephant, just so long as you don’t cover the circus.” — Abe Rosenthal, with a quote made famous after he fired a New York Times reporter who was sleeping with one of her sources. It boils […]

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Jon Huntsman: I could support Donald Trump if he’s nominated https://t.co/Hvq9KOqfn9 pic.twitter.com/hW3OyJ0viF – The Hill (@thehill) February 23, 2016 In case you were unfamiliar, the barely perceptible former governor of Utah and failed presidential candidate, Jon Huntsman, currently keeps his name from being buried by the sands of time by co-chairing an outfit called “No […]

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Yeah, fuck that shit. This is stupid, and Hillary Clinton should stop talking/thinking like this. It’s not 1990.

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Wolf Blitzer is such a putz:

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Remember, it’s the House that is more likely to stop it. Alan Grayson says they don’t have the votes to pass it. I guess we’ll find out soon: In the House, the stakes are different and the terrain more tricky, which makes the outcome less certain for reasons as ancient as the Constitutional Convention and […]

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Let’s see if we can’t hold the votes together for the next round. But yes, it was sweet: A seemingly unstoppable coalition of the powerful assembled to advance the Trans Pacific Partnership trade bill: A Democratic president aligned with the Republican majority in both chambers of Congress and the full lobbying might of Corporate America. […]

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They’ve handed Hillary Clinton quite a good issue to run on: As things stand now, in the final three months of 2016, the Social Security Disability Insurance trust fund will run out of money and beneficiaries will see an immediate 20 percent cut in benefits. Luckily, there’s an easy fix: Congress can simply reallocate a […]

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Oh, here we go again. Obama just can’t rest without his Grand Bargain. Why are Democrats so fricking gullible? “Meet the new prez, same as the old prez.” That bastardization of an old lyric by The Who promptly popped into my head upon learning this week that the White House is again floating the “chained […]

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And of course austerity politics sucked all the oil/disposable income out of the economy, the engine’s out of oil AND THAT’S WHY THE DASHBOARD IDIOT LIGHT IS ON, you fucking idiot! David Cameron has issued a stark message that “red warning lights are flashing on the dashboard of the global economy” in the same way […]

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People would just shrug, I think: Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the Hungarian capital Budapest against plans to tax internet use in the biggest anti-government demonstration for years. Huge crowds gathered in the capital’s main squares and there were smaller rallies in six other cities. The government has drafted a law which […]

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