Stunning Admission Caught on Tape: Peabody Coal’s Climate Denial Marching Orders

By: Wednesday October 9, 2013 5:17 pm

A high profile public relations executive once said, “Nothing, and that means nothing, kills a PR career quicker than lying.”

Funny enough, the same PR flack was caught joking with a coal mining executive about her responsibility to deny climate change science, depending on the audience.

 

MittBot 3000 Tells “Joke”, Then Explains Why It Isn’t Very Funny

By: Tuesday March 20, 2012 2:30 pm

Non-self aware Mormon cyborg Mitt Romney was in Chicago on Monday and campaign advisers got him to say “a thing that someone says to cause amusement or laughter, esp. a story with a funny punchline”. This “amusement thing ” or “joke” was about how kids these days are totally “whack” if they vote for Democrats instead of “cool hepcats” like himself and other late-middle-aged white men who can still quote lines verbatim from Caddyshack . . .

Bernie Sanders to Primary Obama? Don’t Make Me Laugh

By: Sunday July 31, 2011 10:12 am

Whenever the talk of a primary comes up, I always ask “who is going to do this?” The answer is always someone like Bernie Sanders or Jan Schakowsky, the same people whose job it is to put the Good Liberal Housekeeping Seal of Approval on whatever piece of neoliberal shit the White House cooks up to please the bond vigilantes. The people who suddenly become okay with war when the White House says so, who shake their fists in the air with outrage right before they fold, the people you can count on to always be there when there’s nothing they can do…and are nowhere to be found when they can.

Predator Jokes: Only Funny When You’re Not the One Dying (and Not Even Then)

By: Monday May 3, 2010 4:10 pm

Simply put, when you consider our nation’s long-standing unwillingness to confront the costs of our policies, Obama’s “joke” isn’t really all that surprising. Like most Americans, Obama and his writers didn’t give any real thought to the real people affected by our actions. It’s depressing, sure, but it’s also very typical.

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