Category Archives: politics
Yes we can. Goddamn right.
Near the end of the Clinton era: Near the end of the Bush era:
I tell you what, Biden totally rocks that leotard and cape.
As mass production has to be accompanied by mass consumption, mass consumption, in turn, implies a distribution of wealth — not of existing wealth, but of wealth as it is currently produced — to provide men with buying power equal to the amount of goods and services offered by the nation’s economic machinery. [Emphasis in [...]
Wall Street Journal on millionaire haven Greenwich, CT: Greenwich, Connecticut is a rich enclave of hedge fund managers- and thus is feeling the pain of the current financial crisis like a ton of bricks. Ned Lamont, a Greenwich resident who ran for Senate in 2006, says, ‘This is our Katrina.’ … First Selectman Peter Tesei [...]
So I get a recorded call from Wee Walker Hines on my cell, urging me to vote for James Carter for District 2. Oddly enough, the call came from a 202 (Washington DC) number. Hines is already part of the Beltway elite? Jeez, boy, don’t they still card you at Georgetown bars? It at least [...]
First Draft: Right. It’s just so tiresome. See this, this thing right here, is what is wrong with our mainstream commentary, what is wrong with the people who supposedly make decisions in our discourse, one major part of what is wrong with newspapers. This thing, right here. This elevation of detachment and dispassion into a [...]
Our only hope: LOLFed.com: makin ur economy betters
It’s been decades since a leader of Obama’s stature has delivered a speech on race and racial controversy with such candor and honesty and subtlety and passion. The man’s thinking is right. I urge you to watch the whole 37 minute version. I will give him money, I will wear his shirts, I will work [...]
The Edwards campaign is hosting a conference call for the Louisiana campaign organization, and grassroots supporters are invited to attend. Wednesday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m. ET (6:00 CST). Signup is here. Unfortunately I won’t be able to make the call, I have a regular engagement on Wednesdays that I can’t get out of. But [...]