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A week from today we here in Springfield get to vote against this: That’s the giant eyesore that MGM wants to build downtown and we’re supposed to be excited for. It’s going to save our economy, don’t you know, just … Continue reading
Remember when she said, “How’s that hopey, changey thing working out for ya?” and we made fun of her for it? She was right. Maybe she wasn’t right in the way she intended, but she was still right.
We’re all pleased with the demise of DOMA at the hands of the Supreme Court Wednesday, and rightly so. This idiotic law (signed by friend to Conservatives Bill Clinton and voted YEA by Senators Biden, Leahy, Daschle, Reid, Baucus, and … Continue reading
The first rule of the Internet is: Do not read the comments. The second rule is: DO NOT READ THE COMMENTS. (The third rule is: if this is your first day on the Internet, you have to Internet.) That said, … Continue reading
Casino money in the Springfield budget (By using that casino money as you said to save jobs, doesn’t that turn a city employees vote on July 16th to a vote on their job instead of a vote for or against … Continue reading
Crews finish installing World Trade Center spire Construction workers bolted a 408-foot spire into place atop One World Trade Center on Friday, symbolically capping New York’s comeback after the September 11, 2001, terror attacks. The spire brings the iconic building … Continue reading
In other countries, workers are marching and protesting bullshit austerity policies. In America, blue-collar workers support a party that wants to gut their few remaining businesses and give their bosses tax breaks.
As the icy hand of “austerity” grips Europe and reaches towards America, it might seem like a good idea to examine this widely-prescribed cure for our economic woes and see if it really will solve the problem. The idea that … Continue reading