from little kara and erik v, some time in the distant past.
From the monthly archives:
Happy Halloween, friends! In a NYTimes Op-Ed, Joe Nocera reported on an office Halloween party in a Buffalo suburb, thrown by the Steven Baum firm, New York’s largest “foreclosure mill”, abetting banks in foreclosing on and evicting homeowners. The fun-loving firm represents virtually all the giant mortgage crooks: Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells [...]
The great thing about Twitter and politicians is the extreme danger of masks slipping, leading to moments of hilariously unexpected candor (see: Anthony Weiner/crotch shot, Dane Deutsch/Hitler, Scott Walker/Obama/Soul Train, or Sarah Palin’s random mutterings/word salad any day of any week). Here’s yet another example of how Twitter is facilitating the self-destruction of politicians by [...]
Question: What do our troops do when they’re stuck in some god-forsaken, outpost firebase in Helmand province, with no tv, spotty internet access, having worn the print off their one copy of Mad magazine, read and re-read Catcher in the Rye, and then receive a welcome box of books from a random stateside do gooder, eagerly tear [...]
Add another win in the win column for “the greatest health care system in the world”! Wahoo! A new study by Gallup shows that 86% of full-time employed Americans are missing 450 million days at work due to being either fat, or for having chronic health problems or both (not even including the days [...]
He won his senate seat by a mere 200 votes, then was unseated in a recall election stemming from Gov. Scott Walker’s anti-public employee union legislation in August, yet still thought he could get away with driving shitfaced. Sunday night, jaundiced former Wisconsin state Sen. Randy Hopper was arrested while drunkenly careening his black Suburban down [...]