Mayor Bloomberg unveiled the new board for his multibillion-dollar foundation yesterday and it looks a lot like a potential Bloomberg for President advisory board.
For Republicans down in Florida, there's a Bush (Jeb) and a Cuban-American (Miami mayor Manny Diaz). For right-wing Dems, he's got th ... More >>
"Ben Bernanke is a nerd," says Time magazine. "He just happens to be the most powerful nerd on the planet," and thus the 2009 Man of the Year
"Those green bills featuring dead Presidents," Time informs us, "are labeled federal reserve note for a reason: the Fed controls the money supply." As ... More >>
Fuck mortgage-backed securities, default credit swaps, AIG, Fanny Mae, Freddy Mac, Alan Greenspan, George W. Bush, Citigroup, Chrysler, Washington Mutual, Bernie Madoff, Sir Allen Stanford, Henry Paulson, Timothy Geithner, suicide loans, TARP, GM, Wells Fargo, Jerome Kerviel, al-Qaeda, Iran, Osama b ... More >>
Rightbloggers talked a lot over the past eight years about Bush Derangement Syndrome, liberal sufferers of which thought Bush engaged in a totalitarian overthrow of our liberties. One of the symptoms was calling the President a fascist. "A strong word to fling about," warned The Anchoress, who not ... More >>
As we said, the dozen-plus protesters in Bowling Green today -- while less numerous than the previous New York tea-party's speakers, who called Obama a socialist and compared him to Hitler -- were a little more down-to-earth. There was a guy in a grey suit and shades who talked about commodity mon ... More >>
Lost in the babble about the Wall Street rubble was last week's provocative piece on Bill Moyers Journal. Beyond its hackneyed title, "Following the Money," it gets to the heart of the global financial meltdown (video, transcript).
Last night's Frontline episode, "Inside the Meltdown," was an int ... More >>
In what's obviously a P.R. move, Citigroup says it's looking into pulling out of a $400 million marketing deal with the New York Mets.
Here's the current situation: Citigroup is supposedly on the hook to pay $400 million to the Mets for the naming rights to the unwarranted new stadium. Meanwhile, ... More >>
Traffic is still backed up on Civics 101. What was touted in the web's early days as the "information highway" has become too cluttered with political billboards.
This is not a vast right-wing conspiracy. The blizzard of b.s. is from Barack Obama's embryonic regime.
It's not really a shock. Li ... More >>