In the U.S. capitalist system we have what we call appointments … and wait even longer.
and pay more…
and get less…
and die younger…
and our babies die more often…
Last night, I made an election night version of Downfall. I used this site to do the captions. It appears that it may be on the tip of going viral, as it was just posted at TPM by Josh Marshall (h/t ...
Dear President Obama,
Last week you handily won election due to the determination, support, spirit, and hard work of millions of Americans. Not only did you win - but you also saw your senate seats ...
No doubt we will hear a lot about the "precious fragility" of the super-rich "Job Creators" once again, as we head into another "grand bargaining" season -- otherwise known as "paying our national ...
As you go through the various stages of grief over the election results I would like to help you. Seriously, I'm not kidding!
Please read my explanation before rushing to judgment...
1) Federal expenses are officially categorized in three different ways.
Discretionary spending includes nearly everything we think of ...
As two or three of you already know, I'm a guy in my mid-thirties who cast the following votes:
I was a Republican at age nine,
It seems incredible, impossible. How is it Mitt Romney can tell lie upon lie, hold multiple positions on every issue, and still be treated as a credible candidate? How can the Republicans and ...
Because Mitt Needs Brains, here's an endorsement from a well prepared type stocking up on Spam and learning Parkour. Who needs Zombie Reagan when we can elect Mitt Zomney?
As the creator of the #...
During my years in Congress and for the four decades since, I've been labeled a 'bleeding-heart liberal.' It was not meant as a compliment, but I gladly accept it. My heart does sometimes bleed for ...