Tag Archives: Corruption

The Consequences Of Dickish Behavior

Justice Department Sues Sheriff Joe Arpaio | TPMMuckraker.

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Tagg – You’re Mitt!

Hey Tagg Is A Self-made Millionaire Too! All It Took Was A $10 Million Loan From Daddy.

I know I’m not supposed to comment, but this entire family disgusts me.

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Leave No Defense Contractor Behind

Congress Returns to Cut Safety Net Spending to Save Defense Contractors | FDL News Desk.

” “Pro-family” legislators have promoted the child tax credit for years as a way to encourage traditional marriage. But defense contractors need their blow-shit-up money, so that’s done, surely with some rejoinder that poor people are having babies for the tax credit (because babies cost no money to raise these days).”

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Go Pound Tar-Sand…

 

Randy Thompson Nebraska – Oil Not Guaranteed: The XL Pipeline’s Accidental Activist – Esquire.

“Once, while waiting to testify in Washington, he fell into conversation with a Native American man from South Dakota, where the various tribes have been resisting attempts by TransCanada to drive their trucks, and run their pipeline, through reservation land. “It was kind of ironic,” Randy says. “We were talking and this Indian gentleman said, ‘Well, now you know what it’s been like for us for 150 years.’ And, you know what? He was right, too.””

CharliePierce

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The More Things Change…

“The Same War-Always Mentality” – The Dish | By Andrew Sullivan – The Daily Beast.

All told, Romney lists 37 holdovers from the George W. Bush administration — the very same administration he and all other Republican candidates barely referenced during their many debates because it was so discredited and toxic, even to the Republican base.”

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40 Years Of Being Effed In The A

Funny, I didn’t see this on the evening news tonight.  I’m sure they’ll get to it soon.

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Yeah, This Sounds Kinda Familiar

E.L. Doctorow

Unexceptionalism – A Primer – NYTimes.com.

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