Congratulations! Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell wishes you happy and please direct any thanks to him because he is giving you $600 of your own money while giving corporations more tax breaks, protection from responsibility should you contract Covid-19 at work due to their unsafe work environment, and more “forgivable loans.” What is a “forgivable … Continue reading Covid Relief, the Sequel
They make up phrases like ”leftist fascism.” They think calling democrats "socialists" will scare those who don't realize Social Security, a program we need to retire, funded with our earnings, a program this administration is fighting to dissolve, is a socialistic program. They try to instil fear by saying Democrats will raise taxes. Whose taxes … Continue reading Kushner, Chao, Tucker, Kanye, Nunes, and Corporate Socialism
I haven’t been posting as often as I usually do for good reason, but today I’m taking a break from the arduous task of growing out my unibrow to fill you in (get it?) on one of many current events. As I mentioned in a post earlier in the month, hospitals across the country have … Continue reading Where is the Stockpile of Masks?
"The notion of the federal stockpile was, it's supposed to be our stockpile. It’s not supposed to be states’ stockpiles that they then use.” ~Jared Kushner That quote came from son-in-law in Chief, Jared Kushner’s first press conference since taking the lead of the “coronavirus task force.” He’s a jackass, we know, but now we … Continue reading Today’s New Low
I’m going to say something radical; healthcare should not be tied to employment. 30% of the American population is about to learn why. The number of people filing initial unemployment claims rose by nearly 10 million in the last two weeks. Experts predict before this pandemic crisis is over 30% of the population will be … Continue reading You Lost Your Job—How Does Universal Healthcare Sound Now?
The year was 2007; Goldman Sacs executive, Lloyd Blankfein pocketed $41 million as a financial crisis, caused by greed and enabled by deregulation, permitted banks to engage in predatory lending and hedge fund trading with derivatives. That led to the collapse of the housing market. Airlines began to “restructure,” using corporate bankruptcy laws as a … Continue reading Is 2007 When America Was Great?