Category Archives: great depression 2.0

Fight (for) the Future.

Well…On the plus side… The new camera has been ordered and is set to arrive on Tuesday. The time off for my vacation has been approved. I will be going to Seattle on the 20th. The night before, I have … Continue reading

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Food stamps, The threat of shut down and reaping the whirlwind of 2010.

I warned you. I warned you in 2010 and you let it happen anyway. I’ve said this before and I will say it again.  The current incarnation of the GOP can’t be trusted to run a Goddamn lemonade stand let alone this … Continue reading

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A nickel’s worth of free advice to @SpeakerBoehner.

Dear Mr. Speaker: If you are reading this, (Assuming that one of your staffers caught this in the mention column of your office’s Tweet Deck or what ever you use to monitor your feed.) I’m going to assume that you … Continue reading

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Greg Walden wants to cock-block the trillion dollar coin.

Via MSNBC’s “Last Word” blog. What if a single coin could solve the debt ceiling? The premise is kooky, yet simple: The Treasury would print a $1 trillion dollar platinum coin and deposit it at the Federal Reserve, and boom, … Continue reading

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France, Greece and Ron Paul.

It has been an interesting week for Europe in the Chinese Proverb sense of the word. Via Paul Krugman… The French are revolting. The Greeks, too. And it’s about time. Both countries held elections Sunday that were in effect referendums … Continue reading

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John Edwards, “Two Americas” and the Moon.

The John Edwards trial moves along with the speedy sadness of a grieving widow strapped to a rocket bike. (Via The New York Times.) GREENSBORO, N.C. — For hour after grueling hour, Andrew Young sat on the witness stand in a … Continue reading

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The Super Committee hits Kryptonite.

You didn’t need to be Kreskin to see this endgame coming. (H/T to The Political Carnival for the video.) A couple of encouraging takeaways. 1) That Obama acknowledged the the failure of the Super Committee was purely due to the … Continue reading

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So…now I have a Tip Jar.

If you look on the side of my blog, you will notice that I have added a link for a Dwolla Account as a tip jar. This is not a step I’m taking lightly.  When I started blogging years ago … Continue reading

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“The Battle of Zuccotti Park”

Yeah…this happened tonight. Via Allison Kilkenny and “In These Times”. Ever since protesters first took Liberty Square back in September, they’ve been discussing when Mayor Bloomberg would make the move to raid the camp. The general consensus has always been … Continue reading

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#occupyboston turns into a wicked pissah.

I always get nervous when talking about Veterans participating in a political event that I’m sympathetic to.  Simply because after years of watching the GOP use them for props to justify any damn fool idea they came up with,  (Hack*Iraq*cough.) … Continue reading

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