Category Archives: Economy

Boehner Makes Another Boner

In case you’ve been wondering lately what John Boehner’s problem is, it turns out he’s just fucking dumb: But Boehner seems to have an allergy to policy depth. He wants to lower spending to 2008 levels. Why? Because those levels … Continue reading

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And then, the barbarians invade

This is what meteor summoning is all about: Does anyone doubt that once a society ceases to be able to afford schools, public transit, paved roads, libraries and street lights — or once it chooses not to be able to … Continue reading

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Invest in cat food futures

The Financial Times on the death of the American middle class: The slow economic strangulation of the Freemans and millions of other middle-class Americans started long before the Great Recession, which merely exacerbated the “personal recession” that ordinary Americans had been … Continue reading

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Vegas is boned

Get in there and get your free buffet while you can.

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I believe this graph is known as the FML Curve

Via Balloon Juice, witness this infuriating graph: Over the last 30 years, the incomes of the middle 60% and bottom 20% have remained completely flat, while the incomes of the top 1% have skyrocketed. And as you can see on … Continue reading

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Carly Fiorina: Stupid Asshole

Via Calitics: Q: You cut jobs at HP, you know what it’s like to cut jobs, you made tough choices – so are you saying that you want to go to Washington, DC to cut jobs? Is that the argument … Continue reading

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Get your tin bowls ready

We’re boned. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is repeating a pattern that appeared just before markets fell during the Great Depression, Daryl Guppy, CEO at, told CNBC Monday.“Those who don’t remember history are doomed to repeat it…there was a … Continue reading

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