The Facts Prove a "Free Market" is a Total Failure... →
pieceinthepuzzlehumanity: gonzodave: Jared Bernstein Sep 24, 2011 As faithful readers know, I’m always on the lookout for market failures, and health care consistently offers rich pickings. Most recently, courtesy of the President’s budget plan, I’m reminded of the failure of market competition to deliver lower drug costs under Medicare Part D. Under Medicaid, drug manufacturers pay ...
Democrats call for investigation of Justice... →
Twenty House Democrats called Thursday on the U.S. Judicial Conference to formally request that the U.S. Department of Justice investigate Justice Clarence Thomas’s non-compliance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978. Justice Thomas indicated on his annual financial disclosure forms that his wife had received no income since he joined the bench in 1991, despite the fact that his wife...
C’mon — you and I both know that guy’s name is Tony Baloney.– JON STEWART, on the NYPD’s I’ll-Mace-You-In-The-Face deputy inspector Anthony Bologna, on The Daily Show. (via inothernews)
Occupy Wall Street is a kind of protest that Americans are not accustomed to...– Darian Wordren (via weneverjumpship)
What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives. If...– Howard Zinn (via pseudocrat)
When Clinton got in big time trouble in the polls, he took aggressive corrective...– Why Liberals Are Lame: McCarthyite Identity Politics as Cover for Bankrupt Policies (via azspot)
It’s easy for those who obsess over daily news cycles to lose perspective...– David Atkins(thereisnospoon)/Hullbaloo - Financial Institutions: anachronistic parasites.