Category Archives: Bidness

Joy Reid Misses The Lede About Corporate Donations

And Charles Pierce too. Before we get to Reid and Pierce, it’s story time! Many moons ago, when Senator Holy Joe Lieberman was still in office, he was being interviewed by Charlie Rose and the subject of campaign finance reform … Continue reading

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Trump’s Palm Beach Problem

It’s the money laundering that will do him in (boldface mine): In 2004, President Trump paid $41.35 million for a Palm Beach, Florida, mansion formerly owned by Abe Gosman, a health-care executive. Dubbed “Maison de L’Amitie,” the property at 515 … Continue reading

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Emoluments

No conflict of interest here (boldface mine): Not long before a major crisis ripped through the Middle East, pitting the United States and a bloc of Gulf countries against Qatar, Jared Kushner’s real estate company had unsuccessfully sought a critical … Continue reading

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A Very Small Conservative Think Tank

Apparently, it’s small enough to fit in a P.O. box (boldface mine): Due to the [Republican healthcare] bill’s unpopularity and the opaque nature of the sausage-making process, media outlets have been starved for pundits willing to go in front of … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, Healthcare

This Is How (Many) Businesses Are Run

Or at least Il Trumpe’s business (boldface mine): We got a call Friday from a reader named Paul Redmond that The Post had accidentally published Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’s private cell phone number. A story about President Trump’s bodyguard Keith … Continue reading

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You Can’t Have It All: The Republican Rich Dude Edition

If you haven’t heard Republican Montana Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte physically assaulted a Guardian reporter (Gianforte is now charged with assault–the delay might have been due to the local sheriff being a Gianforte supporter). Joking aside, I doubt Gianforte lost … Continue reading

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Krugman’s Really Ugly Assumption

In the midst of a very good column about job losses, Paul Krugman drops this turd (boldface mine): A different, less creditable reason mining and manufacturing have become political footballs, while services haven’t, involves the need for villains. Demagogues can … Continue reading

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