The Fascinating History of How Corporations Became “People” — Thanks to Corrupt Courts Working for the 1%

Alternet Occupiers could direct their energy not only at Wall Street, but also at its enablers, in Congress, and ultimately, at the high court. Perhaps there were truly free markets before the industrial revolution, where townspeople and farmers gathered in a square to exchange livestock, produce and handmade tools. In our modern world, such a… More The Fascinating History of How Corporations Became “People” — Thanks to Corrupt Courts Working for the 1%

Cantor: Entitlement Promises ‘Frankly, Are Not Going To Be Kept For Many’

The continued folly and absurdity of the GOP… Think Progress During an interview with the Wall Street Journal, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) said he is ready and willing to slash entitlements like Medicare, because, in his opinion, Americans have to “come to grips with the fact that promises have been made that frankly are… More Cantor: Entitlement Promises ‘Frankly, Are Not Going To Be Kept For Many’

‘I’m Not A Witch’ Quote Of The Year

Christine O’Donnell gets a dubious honor from Yale… The New York Post Christine O’Donnell’s TV ad declaration “I’m not a witch” during her U.S. Senate campaign topped this year’s best quotes, according to a Yale University librarian. O’Donnell’s quote is cited by Fred Shapiro, associate librarian at Yale Law School, who released his fifth annual… More ‘I’m Not A Witch’ Quote Of The Year

Racism Will Find You, Even at the Harvard-Yale Game: Club Mistakes Black Harvard Crowd For “Local Gangbangers”

Sigh… Above The Law The Harvard-Yale Game was this weekend. I didn’t attend. I’m at that uncomfortable age where I’m too old to go to The Game and get black-out drunk at the keg, but too young to show up in a fur coat handing out glasses of Cristal (rhymes with “Mystal”) while my butler… More Racism Will Find You, Even at the Harvard-Yale Game: Club Mistakes Black Harvard Crowd For “Local Gangbangers”