Category Archives: Fucking Morons

Democrats Need To Emphasize A Higher Minimum Wage To Get The Last Bloc Of ‘Open Voters’

Democrats are squandering a potential electoral gold mine–and one that could pay out for decades (boldface mine): Her answer, while accurate, was unintentionally revealing. When Clinton talks about millennials, she tends to use the word interchangeably with “college students.” But … Continue reading

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Revisiting Electability–And Predictability

Before I get to the meat of the post, I’ll offer my usual disclaimer: I’m a life-long Democrat, canvassed/phonebanked in four presidential elections and a couple of down ballot races, and have given money, when I can afford it, to … Continue reading

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Putting Defense Accounting Problems Into Scientific Context

What’s $62.4 billion among friends (boldface mine)? The United States Army’s finances are so jumbled it had to make trillions of dollars of improper accounting adjustments to create an illusion that its books are balanced…. The report affirms a 2013 … Continue reading

Posted in Fucking Morons, Funding, Military

We Dirty Hippies Were Right About The Public Option

In light of the revelations that Aetna told the federal government that if its proposed merger didn’t go through, it would pull out of ACA (‘Obamacare’) exchanges, let’s flashback to 2009 (boldface mine): President Obama’s advisers acknowledged Tuesday that they … Continue reading

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The Republican Grift And The Rise Of Il Trumpe

Ryan Cooper makes a very good point about the belated opposition to Il Trumpe (boldface mine): But that brings me back to the hamfisted incompetence that has characterized the anti-Trump forces from the very start, from Jeb Bush’s pathetic showing … Continue reading

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Fighting The Imaginary Demons In Their Heads

From Public Policy Polling, we learn this interesting tidbit about Trump supporters: More specifically 40% of Trump voters think that ACORN (which hasn’t existed in years) will steal the election for Clinton. That shows the long staying power of GOP … Continue reading

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Trump Is Literally Tilting At Windmills

Good catch by Frank Swain: Cleaner energy through self-sustaining dumpster fire?

Posted in Energy, Fucking Morons | 3 Comments