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…]

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…]

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

Mammon has no interest in the claims to human dignity for the useless.  Only God cares about the weak. In related news: Food stamp use among troops skyrockets… Obama Plays Water Guzzling Desert Golf Courses Amid California Drought… Soros bets big on market crash… MAG: America Unravelling at Dizzying Pace… USA Plunges To 46th In [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…]

Paul Ryan, Our Last Best Hope for a Truly True Catholic in the White House

Every worthless parasite in Congress that supports screwing our troops–yet again–should face the choice of having every penny they have made beyond their salary of office summarily confiscated and put into a fund for disabled vets, or being sent immediately to Afghanistan to clean latrines and sweep mine fields in their bare feet.  Give them [Read More…]