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Yesterday the United Kingdom decided to do the same thing we’ve been doing for some time over here: elect a bunch of nationalistic, greedy, ignorant, hateful racists into power. No, UKIP didn’t win, but the Conservatives did, and let’s face … Continue reading
Last week a story was making the rounds about two airline passengers who got thrown off a plane following a heated dispute about seat reclining. Seat reclining on airplanes is one of those taboo subjects you should not bring up … Continue reading
I finished Matt Taibbi’s new book, The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap, which I was reading in the evening before I went to bed. I am surprised that I was not given to uneasy and … Continue reading
Last night I babysat my friend’s daughters for a couple of hours. They’re 3 and 5 and they were fine. We had supper, we chitchatted, and they watched some Angelina Ballerina while I endured being in the same room as … Continue reading
If you’re lucky enough to be super wealthy in America, this is your time to shine! Here are some of the opportunities available to you: Wreck a State’s Entire Economy So You Can Make a Few More Bucks! The tax … Continue reading
I was reading an article recently about the Koch brothers, and their bankrolling of various “grassroots” organizations designed to make middle-class (and lower) people angry at anyone poorer than them on behalf of the millionaires who are exploiting them all. … Continue reading
We start with Nancy, who works at McDonald’s. Since she makes minimum wage (defined as, “We’d pay you less if it wasn’t illegal.”), she can’t make ends meet, even though she has a job. This is what the McDonald’s “McResources” … Continue reading