Category Archives: Bidness

Purchasing Pundits

Because the news filter does matter. Many moons ago, I noted that a certain precious pundit appeared to be cashing in on his punditudeness. Well, seven years later, and we still have this problem (boldface mine): A review of several … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, News Media

Bloomberg Is Wiping Out Down Ballot Campaigns

When thinking about presidential candidates, one thing people discuss is their ‘coattails’, the effect they’ll have on state and local elections. Well, #OKBloomberg is having an effect down ballot, and it’s not good (boldface mine): Bloomberg entered the presidential race … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, Democrats | 1 Comment

Democrats Should Have Gone After Emoluments

And other forms of monetary corruption. The case is so obvious even the liberal New Republic Jonathan Chait can see it (boldface mine): Meanwhile Trump is engaged in massive personal, ongoing corruption. The Washington Post has obtained Secret Service receipts … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, Conservatives, Resistance Rebellion And Death | 4 Comments

Apps, Corruption, and Lovable Losers

If you follow U.S. politics at all, you’re aware that an app designed to transmit the Iowa caucus results utterly failed Monday night. I don’t want to get into the weeds on how it failed–though it smacks of incompetency. Nor … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, Democrats, Fucking Morons | 1 Comment

When They’re Not Bagmen, They’re Grifters

Ivanka is in trouble with the D.C. Attorney General (boldface mine): Then-President-elect Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka were warned in 2016 that the family business was overcharging the nonprofit presidential inaugural committee — and let it happen anyway, according … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, DC, Resistance Rebellion And Death | 1 Comment

How to Defeat the Axis of Authoritarianism

A couple of years ago, presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders gave a foreign policy speech in which he decried what he called “the international authoritarian axis.” It’s good rhetoric, but the question is what would that foreign policy look like? … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, Taxes, The Rule of Law | 1 Comment

The Tax Cut Bill Was Horrible

In a very good story about all of the problems in Il Trumpe’s and the Republicans’ (band name!) horrible tax bill, which is little more than a massive looting by companies, this section was noteworthy for a couple of reasons … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, Taxes | 2 Comments