In Historic Chicago Runoff Election, It’s Grassroots vs. the One Percent

By: Tuesday April 7, 2015 5:00 pm

With platforms on opposite ends of the spectrum, Chicago mayoral candidates Rahm Emanuel and Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia face off By Nadia Prupis Chicago voters on Tuesday went to the polls to choose between incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his populist challenger, Cook County commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, in a runoff mayoral election which has come [...]


Billionaire Sports Ownership…not just for getting the taxpayers to build ‘em stadiums anymore

By: Tuesday November 18, 2014 1:30 am

Nothing begats success more than owning an unsuccessful franchise. A few months ago Steve Ballmer purchased the Los Angeles Clippers (lifetime .379 winning percentage) for $2 billion or so.

What’s he get out of is other than being a dancing fool?

Makers and Takers

By: Tuesday November 4, 2014 1:30 am

“We didn’t know an American company was supposed to follow the law!”

A Universal Truth…well, almost!

By: Thursday October 23, 2014 1:30 am

Hey, look a non-American ironically sums up America’s shared little secret.

Simulate this!!!

By: Wednesday October 15, 2014 1:30 am

Yeah, this is undoubtedly intended to give comfort to somebody…

“We cannot afford that!”

By: Thursday October 9, 2014 1:30 am

Hmmm, has a familiar ring (emphasis on “familiar”).

Federal Reserve Survey Shows Wealth Inequality Increasing

By: Friday September 5, 2014 10:49 am

Yet more evidence there is no “recovery” for most Americans. According to the Federal Reserve Survey of Consumer Finances the rich are siphoning off even more wealth from the country than they were previously. The top 3% now control over 54% of the wealth. Yes, a relative handful of people own more than half of all the wealth in the country.

The Fed also notes that the overall increase in income are not from gains by the middle and lower classes but the immensity of the wealthy’s gains dragging up the average.

Touchy and Feely

By: Wednesday September 3, 2014 1:30 am

And all of them, rather inappropriate.

Anthony Mozilo spent much of the 1990s and early 2000s building up Countrywide into being the nation’s number one Ponzi Scheme subprime lender…(strike the strikeout).

So, on reflection how’s he feeling? One would think if he is not a sociopath, sort of bad.

“Don’t worry, we’re good for it”

By: Monday September 1, 2014 1:30 am

Why should the Israeli poor have the burden, when American poor will do?

‘Murica 2014…(not “literally” Ferguson edition)

By: Tuesday August 19, 2014 1:30 am

Delightful, nothing like an abhorrent technicality to help the wealthy stay in their bubble. This, after all, was a close one.

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