Taking from the poor to feed US defence →
hermannview: verbalresistance: Republicans in the US House of Representatives on Thursday voted to cut a government subsidy programme known as “food stamps” that allows many low income Americans to eat. They also approved cuts to federal worker benefits and help for the elderly. Why? To avoid cuts to defence spending scheduled to take effect in 2013. Unemployment levels are hovering...
JPMorgan’s loss has rightly revived calls for a much tougher version of the...– The New York Times editorial, “JPMorphing” (via inothernews)
ShortFormBlog: Are our presidential candidates... →
shortformblog: bully Yesterday, a Washington Post story revealed that when Mitt Romney was a child in the 1960s, he bullied students in his school — the exclusive Cranbrook School in Michigan — including an incident where he cut a young boy’s hair against his will. Romney apologized for the incident… I actually haven’t read Obama’s book. Does anyone know if these are...
At a work conference in Charleston, SC
Being out of my element for three days has put me into a state of pure, exalted joy. It helps that it is consistently in the 80’s here, this is a fun little college downtown, and that all of my expenses are covered. I am like repeat jamming japandroids songs and demolishing steaks.