Congress

Holidays And Gifts+

Today’s news is all about “gifts,” which seems seasonally appropriate.…

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Wandering Veterans, Fiscal Cliffs+

While Congress grinds its wheels…   In case you needed a reminder of why…

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Relax. We're Doomed.+

A correspondent from one of the most thoroughly fucked parts of our planet — the…

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Candy For Comfort: The Government Has A Deal For You+

A few days ago the media gently lobbed an interesting trial balloon at an unsuspecting…

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Corporations Develop, Destroy Internet+

Let’s say I make a bunch of pirated copies of a DVD movie, stick the discs in envelopes,…

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Super Uncommitted+

The prospect of our well-beloved Congressional “super committee” failing…

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Laying the Tracks for Kochs to Come: Democracy or Republic?+

You just can’t trust the rhetoric, whether it’s left, right, or libertarian.…

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Need more taxes? Make more taxpayers!+

The Congress is nothing if not inventive.   It seems that our President has a plan to…

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Go ahead. Tax my day.+

  Our newest editor, Mr. Butler Adams, is still in recovery from serious cranial…

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Open Thread: What Else Can We Blame Bush (Or The Republicans) For?+

We get comments, often on Facebook, from people we thought had given up long ago on reading…

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The Myth of “Job Creation”+

Hatto, our culture editor, has boldly met our hour of national need by turning his thoughts…

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Anthony Weiner: Victim+

Well, I got it all wrong. It wasn’t Weiner who wronged anyone; it was we who wronged…

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Do We Need A Bigger Congress?+

…the whole idea is so whiz-bang obvious in its absurdity… We’re…

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