Category Archives: Bidness

Bagmen All The Way Down: So “Unconventional”

Let’s see what America’s favorite bagman, Michael Cohen, has been up to (boldface mine): While his business is dwarfed by Mr. Trump’s assemblage of properties, it is not insignificant. From 2011 to 2015, limited liability companies connected to Mr. Cohen … Continue reading

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It’s Bagmen All The Way Down

Unlike some (oh you whippersnappers!), I do remember Reagan and the two Bush presidencies (BAND NAME!). There was a lot of corruption. But the president was never so personally corrupt. The latest on Il Trumpe’s bagman, Michael Cohen, is astonishing … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Is A Bagman, Nothing More

A while ago, some asshole with a blog noted: That’s why I think Trump doesn’t want to release his taxes–people would realize he’s nothing more than a bagman and a cover for some really reprehensible people. He ‘makes’ a lot … Continue reading

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Dear Political Press Corps, Stop Abstracting Conservatives

Martin Longman makes a very good point about the Laura Ingraham boycotts (boldface mine): Imagine for a moment that you are Brian Stelter. Your job is to talk about how the media are performing and your platform is CNN. Do … Continue reading

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The Phrase We’re Looking For Is ‘Corporate Surveillance’

Motherboard gets so close (boldface mine): While we understand why some are describing the data Kogan handed to Cambridge Analytica as a breach, based on what’s been reported so far, we believe that describing this incident as a breach would, … Continue reading

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The Real Potential For Blackmail Isn’t Other Women

Two points to make about l’affair Stormy. First, the possibility of blackmail isn’t really about other (that is, even more) affairs. Daniels claimed she was threatened by someone to not talk about Il Trumpe. The person, or persons, who make … Continue reading

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Clientelism Isn’t Centrist

It is lucrative, however. A while ago, some asshole with a blog discussed the problem of clientelism–which is not the same as corruption. We’ll outsource an explanation of the difference (boldface mine): “Clientelism” is a bit different because it is … Continue reading

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