Category Archives: It’s the Stupid Economy, You Assholes

If Your Recession Lasts More Than 99 weeks…

More lazy-ass blogging:  Once you get past the Viagra commercial, this 60 Minutes piece on unemployment in Silicon Valley and environs is pretty good at showing what the face of long-term unemployment looks like in this country now.  These are … Continue reading

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“Skilled in the art of defending plutocrats”

Earlier I posted about the bailed-out banksters who would very much like to pin the mortgage fraud debacle on people like us, who bought their crappy mortgages and who, in many cases, got foreclosed on even when, with everything collapsing … Continue reading

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You Fucked It Up

Worries over fast-tracked foreclosures send bank stocks plummeting Stocks of major banks declined sharply Thursday amid concern that widespread corner-cutting in the foreclosure process could saddle the financial system with a costly and paralyzing mess. The sell-off was one of … Continue reading

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Lazy-ass Blogging: Short Cuts Edition

Going to go all Steve Benen on you, and do some “quick hits:” Life Imitates Bad Art: When I read about the Canadian Idol contestant-turned terrorist, I immediately remembered a lame-ass movie called American Dreamz I saw about a year … Continue reading

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Puzzling Evidence

Atrios links to a particularly clueless hack named Matt Bai at the NYT: Democrats in Washington are divided and somewhat puzzled over President Obama’s fading popularity. They reject, of course, the Republican view that the president is basically a closet Socialist … Continue reading

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The Great Disconnect

Headline in today’s Wall Street Journal: Democratic Seats Vulnerable on Jobs Duh. Michelle Rena Jones cheered when candidates Barack Obama and Joe Biden visited south-central Michigan in 2008. She supported Mr. Obama that November along with a slate of Democrats, … Continue reading

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Yes We Can’t

Thomas Frank has ended his tenure as the token dirty fucking hippie at the Wall Street Journal to write full-time for Harper’s, apparently so the Journal can devote more space to publishing more encomiums to rich motherfuckers and other parasitic … Continue reading

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