If Elected President, Could Romney Be Impeached? Wendy Cockcroft – Google+

At a press conference in Toledo, Bob King, President of the United Automobile Workers, will announce that his union and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)  have filed a formal complaint with the US Office of Government Ethics in Washington stating that Gov. Romney improperly hid a profit of $15.3 million to $115.0 […]

Bailing out the Titanic with a teaspoon

Here are five things that cost taxpayers more than public media funding: The budget for military marching bands: $500 million a year The U.S. House of Representatives budget for office expenses, mail and personnel: $727 million a year Three Global Hawk Drones which Congress is pushing for even though the Defense Department hasn’t requested them: […]

What Mitt Romney Doesn’t Get About Responsibility – Bloomberg

Which would you prefer to believe? That you’re not good enough, not smart enough and doggone it, people just don’t like you? Or that the incumbent Democrat has effectively bought off half the country with food stamps and free health care? via What Mitt Romney Doesn’t Get About Responsibility – Bloomberg.

Call centre brings in prison labour at £3/day, fires regular workers – Boing Boing

Again this is how US corporations will become competitive in the global labor market. Oh, and who is it that pays for the incarceration of this cheap labor? The rest of us. Call centre brings in prison labour at £3/day, fires regular workers – Boing Boing. Here’s the kicker: there used to be such things […]

Walmart’s raping of the disadvantaged continues

For those of you who haven’t seen the TV ads yet (which curiously show a nebulously interracial couple), Walmart is getting into the check cashing business. Don’t have check cashing establishments around your home? You probably live in an area that’s doing OK. They’re a staple of neighborhoods that aren’t doing so well, financially, along […]

You bailed out my mistake, I deserve a bonus for that

we (you, I, us, the taxpayers) gave the “too big to fail” banks our money so they wouldn’t collapse, collapse under their own weight from their own mistakes created by their own greed, and now that they’re solvent again, they’re rewarding themselves for the fuck up, instead of paying us back clipped from open.salon.com 2009 […]