Apologizing for America, and Why

By: Thursday July 26, 2012 8:00 pm

It’s fitting, really, that Mitt Romney’s first significant experience in the Old World involved riding a bicycle, since his latest seems to require a helmet, with or without the bike. One thing we do know is that a gangly, draft-dodging 20-year old yammering about Golden Tablets and whatnot is considerably less newsworthy (and funny) than a presidential candidate (!) making an even bigger ass of himself, once the charm of youthful earnestness has long since been so utterly trampled under the stomping hooves of arrogant, plutocratic cluelessness. If he had any sense, Romney would try one of two things: A) Get his act together, or B) Make the trip onto a comedy tour, before it’s too late.

 

News Roundup from July 16, 2012

By: Tuesday July 17, 2012 6:15 am

Fatster rounds up news articles from around the galaxy, including strories about the American Empire, UK Olympics, Barclays’ Diamond, war on drugs, oil price rigging, IMF growth forecasts, LIBOR, Wisconsin Senate, welfare work waivers, for-profit schools, GOP corruption, Florida corruption, dought, AT&T, Brazilian gold miners and much more.

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