Category Archives: Bidness

Now, They’re Not Even Waiting to Retire Before Cashing In

This is stunning–and demoralizing–to any honest public employee (boldface mine): The former director of the National Security Agency has enlisted the US surveillance giant’s current chief technology officer for his lucrative cybersecurity business venture, an unusual arrangement undercutting Keith Alexander’s … Continue reading

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Olympian Class Warfare

The Norwegian people decided that these demands by the International Olympic Committee were not worth the ‘privilege’ of hosting the Winter Olypmics (boldface mine): They demand to meet the king prior to the opening ceremony. Afterwards, there shall be a … Continue reading

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When Does Goodell Go ‘IBGYBG’?

Which is short for ‘I’ll be gone–you’ll be gone‘: …what douchebag hedge fund managers say to each other when they create an investment mechanism that makes both of them rich while fucking the American public. Why should they care? They’ll … Continue reading

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This Defines Toothless Regulation

Those from the mighty heights of American bidness are always quick to sound the alarm of ‘Too Much Regulation.’ And then we read this about the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (boldface mine): The agency has also not made full … Continue reading

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Professional Democrats Are the Rank-and-File’s Worst Enemy

With friends like these, who needs Republicans? (boldface mine) Although basically every Democratic woman candidate is petrified to speak publicly about EMILY’s List’s shenanigans, I’ve heard from candidate after candidate the same exact details for years. For example, when EMILY’s … Continue reading

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Is Subsidizing the Walton Clan A Matter of National Security?

The thirty-year old national pastime of subsidizing rich people for something they would do anyway (e.g., 401(k) tax deductions) continues unabated (boldface mine): Walmart’s low-wage workers cost U.S. taxpayers an estimated $6.2 billion in public assistance including food stamps, Medicaid … Continue reading

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Next Time, Just Spit in the Food

The fast food chain Jimmy John’s doesn’t realize how fortunate they are (boldface mine): The government is ordering a Jimmy John’s franchisee to rehire workers who were fired after putting up posters suggesting that the people making customers’ sandwiches could … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, Food, Fucking Morons, Public Health, Unions