Category Archives: Torches and Pitchforks

The Ineffable Laziness of Blogging: Eat the Rich Edition

Once again slothfulness has gotten the best of me, so I’m just going to repost this entire righteous screed by Bill Quigley that recently appeared at Common Dreams, since it says everything that I would have said about the subject, … Continue reading

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Up Against the Wall, Motherfuckers

Throughout the stories I’ve read about the foreclosure fraud mishegas, the common thread has been that it’s all just a problem of improper paperwork, and that people losing their homes are just deadbeats anyway so who cares, really, as shown … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

June 26, 1894: During the economic panic of 1893, the Pullman Palace Car Company cut wages as demands for their train cars plummeted and the company’s revenue dropped. A delegation of workers complained of the low wages and twelve-hour workdays, and … Continue reading

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The Crazification of America

Over at Alicublog, Roy Edroso presents yet another in his series of Shorter Jonah Goldbergs (read the comments, too, which are excellent – Roy’s commenters are always worth reading).  Jonah is reacting to the new book by Daily Kos founder Markos … Continue reading

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How to talk to a Republican, if you really must

Anthony Weiner does the verbal equivalent of crushing heads on the floor of the House: The House was debating a bill last night that would provide up to $7.4 billion in health care aid to rescue and recovery workers who have … Continue reading

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Not Bad.

Shoulda left in the “motherfucker” at the end, though.  FUCK THA F-CC! (h/t: Culture of Truth at Eschaton)

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