Click image to enlarge Keep you doped with religion, and sex and TV; and you think you're so clever and classless and free; but you're still f**king peasants, as far as I can see - John Lennon, "Working Class Hero" Who Wants to Be...
Click graph to enlarge I have heard many of the political pundits say that if the unemployment pictures does not improve we can expect one or more of the houses of congress to change hands, reverting back to a Republican...

Chinese Take Out

I know this is hard to imagine but what if the financial industry in a nation conspired to create a dishonest system that looked to everyone else to be a sound and thriving economy but wasn't? Now suspend your disbelief...
It really isn't hard to spot an economic "bubble", all you have to do is ask yourself, "Where are all the voices of 'common sense' telling me is the one place to put my money?" Well, if you won't take...

No Satisfaction

The Conference Board Research Group has released the results of their survey regarding job satisfaction and the results show that 45% of Americans are content with their jobs. The lowest rate of job satisfaction since the study began over...
The next big issue Congress is addressing is regulation reform.  It is bad enough that there are corporate Democrats that are going to water down most financial regulations.  But the one truly inspired idea is the creation of a...
Thanks to a discussion on NPR yesterday, I became aware of a little provision in tax law that in the age of the wealthy consolidating greater wealth, is an abomination. Due to the Bush changes to the Estate Tax(or as...
From Talking Points Memo: Tea Partiers' Next Target: American Business? The end-all-regulation, my-health-insurance-company-is-just-fine-thanks crowd in the Tea Party movement have found an unlikely target for their next national effort: Corporate America. The Tea Party Patriots group is planning a "National Day of...
RADICAL RIGHT The Billionaires Behind The Hate December 8, 2009 by Faiz Shakir, Amanda Terkel, Matt Corley, Benjamin Armbruster, Zaid Jilani, Lee Fang, and Alex Seitz-Wald Billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch are the wealthiest, and perhaps most effective, opponents of President Obama's...
Today the Dow hit a post-crash high, 10510.65. THE RECESSION IS OVER! So get up out of that tent, out from under that overpass and toss that "Will Work For Food" cardboard sign down and howl up at the sky, "I'm...

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