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The Cost Of Truth Telling

Assistant secretary of State P.J. Crowley resigned yesterday because he said of Bradley Manning’s mistreatment in military custody “is ridiculous and counterproductive and stupid” Ron Schiller resigns in disgrace for saying “The Tea Party is fanatically involved in people’s personal lives and very fundamental Christian* — I wouldn’t even call it Christian. It’s this weird […]

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About this whole conservative “Teabagging Obama” business

Dear reactionary jerks. Before you start spouting about ‘Teabagging Obama’ at your Tea Parties, you should watch this clip from John Waters’ movie “Pecker”:

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Marx was Right?

Marx was right? Christopher Hitchens on Marx It’s fascinating to me the way that Karl Marx comes up when Capitalism crashes and burns. Let me say up front that I’ve never bothered reading Marx, or done any sort of serious study of politics and economics. Did you know you can get an advanced degree without […]

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The Economic Crisis, Now with 100% Less Shit Piss Fuck.

A former offical of the IMF says a lot of the same stuff as Matt Taibbi did in Rolling Stone. I wrote about Matt Taibbi’s article about the current financial crisis the other day, and some people I discussed it with thought Taibbi was long on the rant and short on the facts. This article […]