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.


By: Tuesday August 12, 2014 1:30 am

Well this surprises nobody.

The “Piketty Effect,” or the 1% Can Be Harmful to Your Health

By: Saturday June 28, 2014 6:20 pm

Does this mean that thanks to the ravages of the financial crisis and the findings of professor Piketty we are going to see pitiful, former billionaires huddling on America’s sidewalks anytime soon?

I wouldn’t hold my breath waiting for it.

1%er Warns Fellow Plutocrats Neoliberalism Will Lead to Violent Class Revolution

By: Friday June 27, 2014 12:21 pm

Though Charles and David Koch may be grabbing the headlines promoting a 1% neo-feudal agenda, not everyone in the upper echelons of the American plutocracy is on board. Nick Hanauer, a super rich venture capitalist, recently wrote a piece condemning neoliberalism – often called “trickle-down economics” – saying the current economic system is not only unfair and causing resentment but counter-productive to a thriving middle class saying “These idiotic trickle-down policies are destroying my customer base.”

All About Money

By: Sunday June 15, 2014 5:20 pm

The people who are in charge of everything believe that it’s right, proper, indeed ‘natural’ that they be in charge of everything because they believe that no one could do as good a job of being in charge of everything .

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