Category Archives: Wall Street

Pope Francis Officially Wins Me Over

“Some people continue to defend trickle-down theories which assume that economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably succeed in bringing about greater justice and inclusiveness in the world. This opinion, which has never been confirmed by the facts, … Continue reading

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Angry Republican Donors Give To Democratic GA. Senate Candidate Nunn

Citing anger at Washington Republicans for shutting down the government and threatening to default on the national debt, major donors to Republican causes in Georgia are now donating to Michelle Nunn, daughter of four term Senator Sam Nunn and the … Continue reading

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Limbaugh’s Inane Self-Contradictory Blathering

Regarding the upcoming sequester, Rush Limbaugh said he is ashamed of his country.  He alleges that this is because more people believe the Democrats’ version of how we got to this point than the Republicans’.  Given that the GOP Congress … Continue reading

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Mr. Obama, Tear Down the Private Profit Prisons

“…men who so uneasily tolerate superiors patiently suffer a master, and show themselves proud and servile at the same time.” –Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America In 2007, a teenager in a depressed county of Northeastern Pennsylvania, recently bereft of … Continue reading

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Constitutional Amendment Introduced to “End Corporate Rule”

An Announcement from Move To Amend: Constitutional Amendment Introduced in Congress Ensuring Rights for People, Not Corporations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, February 11, 2013 Reps. Nolan & Pocan Respond to Hundreds of Local Resolutions Calling for “We the People” Amendment (Washington … Continue reading

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Gerrymandering, Jury-Rigging and Judicial Rewriting Are the Wave of the Future, Conservative Soldiers!

Greetings and salutations, fellow captains of industry and our Republican lapdogs!  I’m wiring you this electronic mail-o-gram from the deck of my mega-yacht Duchess’ Bounty.  What wizardry is this, you may ask, that such a feat is possible from the … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech vs. Wall Street’s Interests

“There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.”  –Henry David Thoreau You know that civil rights are in dire straits when Rage Against the Machine starts to seem eerily prescient. … Continue reading

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Boehner Weighs the Pros and Cons(ervatives): a Fiscal Cliffhanger

As Congressional Republicans trickle back into Washington after a nice, long, relaxing, luxurious holiday vacation, House Speaker John Boehner sits alone in his office, waiting to hold a strategy session on the looming fiscal cliff. Making a piggy bank gallop … Continue reading

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It’s D-Day in the Class War

“We cannot negotiate with those who say, ‘What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is negotiable.’” –John F. Kennedy On November 6th, 60 million Americans waited in line to yank the monkey wrench from Congress.  We reappointed our Democratic general … Continue reading

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The GOP Needs to Move Further Right and Suppress the Vote Better: A Modest Proposal

It would appear that many of these “voters” gathered the wrong message from our pitch.  As he poured my wine, Reginald observed that Romney, old boy, convinced the commoners he’d had such an illustrious career in the private sector that … Continue reading

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Closing Argument: Humanity vs. Crosses of Gold and Iron

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are the zombies of old discredited brands of conservatism, animated by a new strain of radical absolutism.  In our past, American heroes have exposed their ilk as fraudulent imperialists.  I predict that on Tuesday 60 … Continue reading

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Bain Capital Closing An American Plant On Nov. 5th, And That’s The Good Part

1st, let me credit Daily Kos diarist TheNewDeal00 for posting this story in a diary titled The #Sensata Story Could Destroy Romney.  That diary provides links to various sources which tell a story that is almost unbelievable with about 3 weeks left to … Continue reading

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