Dublin on Two and a Half Million Dollars a Day

Michelle Obama mingles with the common folk. [Read more...]

Someone proposes swapping members of Congress for POWs

It’s a idea with a lot of merit, but I think we have to stipulate that the POWs be given their seats in Congress. Otherwise our Congresscritters might return to continue making war on us. [Read more...]

Super-Rich Working Harder Than Ever…

while the middle class is clearly slacking off. This, I am reliably informed, is the only possible explanation for the fact that middle-class earnings so crappy while the super-rich continue to skyrocket in wealth. [Read more...]

Class Warfare from our Ruling Class

The effect of memes like this…. …is to set two groups of people who are being screwed by the Ruling Class against each other and distract them both from the fact that they are being screwed by the Ruling Class. This is calculated to set screwed troops against single mothers (who are often their own [Read More...]

Major Study…

…finds US is an oligarchy. This is like a major study finding water to be wet. But the amazing thing is that many of the people most harmed by these policies are the ones most doggedly determined to maintain the status quo. Stockholm Syndrome. [Read more...]

A smart and moving letter…

…to a professional state parasite who follows the enemy of God Ayn Rand in dividing the world into makers and takers, who lives off the public tit himself producing no goods or services, and who enriches himself while screwing troops and the poor–whose boots he is unworthy to lick–out of their just due. [Read more...]

Qu’ils mangent de la brioche!

Our Dear Leader is *totally* in touch with the Common Folk. Meanwhile, Simcha Fisher notes on her FB page: “Okay, it was callous and clueless of Obama to say this, but argh, this is the exact response so many conservatives give when people struggle to afford food, or school lunches. All of a sudden when [Read More...]

Our Pathetic Ruling Class at Play

Kevin Roose spends some time at one of the soirees put on by the Wall Street Masters of the Universe: a passel of the sort pathetic moral dwarfs to whom God, in his providence, guarantees power when a civilization forgets Him.  In the flabby hands of these grasping, puny-minded, and wicked men and women lies [Read More...]

New York Times Blames Piers Morgan’s Accent…

…for his failure to connect with Americans. Us hayseeds in flyover country were too busy watching Downton Abbey, Sherlock, Doctor Who, Mister Bean, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter and the Mystery of the Recycled Shakespeare Company of Supporting Actors and a trillion other imports from the Beeb and the English stage to be able [Read More...]

The Basic Structure of the Post-Constitutional American Order

the people on the couches, once their utility is exhausted, will cease to be treated to bread and circuses and placed in front of the tanks like the rest of the weak.  Mammon has no interest in the claims to human dignity for the useless.  Only God cares about the weak. In related news: Food [Read More...]

85 people own nearly half of global wealth

This week, the world’s wealthy and powerful meet in Davos, Switzerland, for their annual talk fest and exchange of business cards. This year several panels have been organized around the theme of widening inequality – which has grown even more extreme since the Great Recession, both in the U.S. and around the world. As you [Read More...]

I gotta give it to this guy

Why not arrest Paul Ryan for treason and give his job to this guy?  He couldn’t do a worse job. [Read more...]