Needless to say, the RWNM will have a field day (or week) with this.
Not only was the victim in charge of Obamacare in HI,
but she was carrying O’s Kenyan birth certificate, the blueprints for FEMA camps and BENGHAZI!!!
Nice attribution to Kevin and FDL for the Thanksgiving talking points scoop. NOT.
The future of Time is as clear as it is well-deserved.
allan commented on the blog post Poll: Americans No Longer Believe In American Dream
For some, the American Dream is still alive:
American Airlines’ former CEO gets $17-million severance package
Shorter JPMC: All ur intellek2al properteeze R belong to us
The largest bank in the US, JPMorgan, has filed a patent for an electronic currency with many similarities to bitcoin.
At no point in the lengthy patent application is there any reference to bitcoin or any other existing crypto-currency, but there is a claim that the work would represent a “new paradigm for effectuating electronic payments”.
allan commented on the blog post Ryan-Murray Budget Deal Announced To Remove Defense Cuts
DDay: Public workers will get eviscerated, to achieve “deficit reduction”
A budget deal seems to be
the complete POS that we knew it would be:
That increase would be paid for in part with higher airline fees that underwrite airport security and higher contributions from federal workers to their pensions. Military pensions would get slower cost of living increases. Democrats have given up their demand that the deal extend unemployment benefits that expire at the end of the month but hope to press for an extension in a separate measure.
A pony, a pony, my kingdom for a pony!
Good luck on your exams, Brandon!
allan commented on the blog post Seymour Hersh: Obama Administration Cherry-Picked Syria Intelligence, Avoided Al-Qaeda Connection
David Remnick is the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human being I’ve ever known in my life. Or not:
In 2003 he wrote an editorial supporting the Iraq war in the days when it started.
Ur tax dollarz @ werk:
Games, the analyst wrote “are an opportunity!”. According to the briefing notes, so many different US intelligence agents were conducting operations inside games that a “deconfliction” group was required to ensure they weren’t spying on, or interfering with, each other.
allan commented on the diary post Berkeley writers: Famous authors from my home town by Jane Stillwater.
And let’s not forget John Yoo, who wrote some of the most influential prose of the last decade.
Masaccio, how would you like to live-blog the Nobel ceremony on Tuesday?
Some real-time deconstruction of Fama’s lecture would be a hoot.
Leave Jamie ALOOOOOOOOONE, Chapter 756:
Federal authorities have obtained confidential documents that shed new light on JPMorgan Chase’s decision to hire the children of China’s ruling elite, securing emails that show how the bank linked one prominent hire to “existing and potential business opportunities” from a Chinese government-run company.
allan commented on the diary post Stink Tanks: State Policy Network Internal Budget Documents Revealed by The Guardian by Steve Horn.
Now, if only The Guardian would turn its attention to the Mercatus Center
at George Mason University. Its mission is to
advance knowledge about how markets work to improve people’s lives
which of course assumes the conclusion (that markets do improve people’s lives) in advance.
The logical extension of
free money for corporationsQuantitative Easing.
Free land for corporations:
Boeing’s wish list for 777X asks for “no cost” site
allan commented on the blog post State Department Denied Visa for Doctor to Attend Her Own Trial Challenging ‘No Fly’ List—Twice
The judge seems to believe that something called the Constitution of the United States, as Amended,
has something to do with this case. How quaint.
The Third Way solution for this is to make health care debts non-dischargeable in bankruptcy.
allan commented on the blog post After Helping Wall Street For Years President Obama Talks Inequality
final term is coming to an end
What are the three remaining years, chopped liver?
Plenty of time for blue ribbon commissions.
Widely reported to be Rove. Who was once described as “professorial” by David Broder.
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