Now isn’t that con-vee-nient?

By: Friday October 4, 2013 5:00 pm

Oops.

So much for the monthly Jobs Report. One of the effects of the government shutdown (no Fox News, it is NOT a “slimdown“) is no monthly Jobs Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Lloyd Blankfein Thanks You for Being Unemployed

By: Sunday September 29, 2013 10:45 am

I’d forgotten what a loathsome human Lloyd Blankfein is, but he opened his yap and reminded me.

Goldman Sachs Chief Says Solution to Occupy Wall Street Is Reeducation of Public

By: Thursday September 26, 2013 8:35 am

So, Wall Street, what have you learned the last five years? What is the lesson?

Goldman Sachs Gets Into Public Education

By: Wednesday June 26, 2013 8:40 am

The corporate “ed reform” movement to privatize public education is quite lucrative – public education spending runs in the billions across the country. So should anyone be surprised that Wall Street has stepped out of the shadows to get in on the action?

Musical Chairs

By: Thursday November 29, 2012 8:00 pm

If I were a Republican at this particular moment, I’d have but one wish: Better grifters, please.

Dear Lloyd Blankfein: The Actual Market Is Not Concerned About US Debt

By: Wednesday November 21, 2012 1:10 pm

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein calling for Social Security and Medicare spending to be “contained.”

Late Night: Oh Noes! Wall Street Might Not Get Their Bonuses!

By: Tuesday October 9, 2012 8:00 pm

What I find most ironic about these CEO deficit hawks complaining about the “uncertainty” that is hurting the economy is that they are the ones responsible for helping to create said uncertainty to begin with.

Romney’s Bain-Based Solution to Greece

By: Monday September 17, 2012 4:16 pm

I’ve been surprised by Mitt Romney’s forays into foreign affairs. Thus far, he’s done little but parrot tired GOP talking points, that have been used by candidates and pundits for ages. What’s missing is Romney’s personal touch. What’s missing is a foreign policy that draws on his strengths and builds on his own experiences of the world. Imagine the foreign policy approach that the founder of Bain Capital would bring to a situation like Greece…

January Smithsonian Magazine to Anger the TheoCons

By: Saturday December 24, 2011 9:00 am

The Smithsonian magazine highlights — and supports — evolution in the cover story of their January issue. Online, they go even further, with additional information and links.

Cue the TheoCon heads exploding in five, four, three . . .

National Counterterrorism Head Michael Leiter Resigns, Undermining Claimed Rationale for Mueller Extension

By: Friday June 10, 2011 8:55 am

National Counterterrorism Center head Michael Leiter resigned yesterday. After all, we spent most of Wednesday morning, during Robert Mueller’s confirmation hearing for an unusual two-year extension, talking about the importance of continuity

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