Billionaire self-pity and the Koch brothers

Salon – Glenn Greenwald Since the financial crisis of 2008, one of the most revealing spectacles has been the parade of financial elites who petulantly insist that they are the victims of societal hostility:  political officials heap too much blame on them, public policy burdens them so unfairly, the public resents them, and — most amazingly… More Billionaire self-pity and the Koch brothers

A brief perspective on the Koch brothers

Who are the Koch Brothers?   Few people know that they were instrumental in organizing the “Tea Party“.    Their father, Fred Koch was a founding member of the radical right-wing   John Birch Society.  The same group that may have attributed to the assassination JFK: (M1) Wanted for Treason, a handbill published by supporters of the John Birch Society and handed… More A brief perspective on the Koch brothers

The Kill Team

This is heartbreaking as well as sickening.  How were these guys able to get away with this stuff? Rolling Stone magazine gives an in depth investigative report on some of the men of Bravo Company and their unfathomable acts toward Afghani citizens. Rolling Stone How U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan murdered innocent civilians and mutilated their corpses –… More The Kill Team

A Tale of Two Americas: One America Lives on Greed; The Other America Barely Survives to Live

The Buzzflash Blog Yes, it’s the tale of two Americas. To its no doubt cheering readership, The Wall Street Journal reported today that big CEO bonuses are back – and back big time: CEO bonuses at 50 major corporations jumped a median of 30.5%, the biggest gain in at least three years, according to a… More A Tale of Two Americas: One America Lives on Greed; The Other America Barely Survives to Live

Snatch The Stupid From My Hand, Grasshopper

Ignorance and stupidity is a growing danger to America.  Here’s an example… TBogg-Firedoglake Because he must occasionally step away from the computer in order to have his bile ducts expressed, Jim Hoft, the Stupidest Man On The Internet, has taken on a young apprentice named John Schulenburg who is wise in the way of emerging media/social… More Snatch The Stupid From My Hand, Grasshopper