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.+

Sic transit gloria mundi. Or something. A correspondent from one of the most thoroughly…

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

Please just step through the scanner.... A few days ago the media gently lobbed an interesting…

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Corporations Develop, Destroy Internet+

(Not the Real Mickey) Let’s say I make a bunch of pirated copies of a DVD movie,…

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Super Uncommitted+

Nothing to see over there...Look over here! The prospect of our well-beloved Congressional…

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

What was I thinking? - Ike You just can’t trust the rhetoric, whether it’s…

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Need more taxes? Make more taxpayers!+

Plenty more of these up my sleeve, you rich bastiches. The Congress is nothing if not…

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Go ahead. Tax my day.+

  "Pay up, you rich bastards!" Our newest editor, Mr. Butler Adams,…

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

Who's the devil YOU know? We get comments, often on Facebook, from people we thought…

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The Myth of “Job Creation”+

Brother, can you spare a job? Hatto, our culture editor, has boldly met our hour of national…

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Anthony Weiner: Victim+

Father, forgive me....can you see my dick? Well, I got it all wrong. It wasn’t…

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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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