Category: Economics

An Un-Conservative Truth

"Tort reform" is nothing more than a lie, perpetuated by lobbyists and assholes (redundant, I know), and designed to hurt regular people.

The De-Regulation Bamboozle

Chief WATB, Jamie Dimon

If you were to ask your basic, stereotypical CEO crybaby, such as Jamie Dimon, what the biggest threat to freedom is, they would undoubtedly answer “regulation.” Because, you know, there’s nothing worse than asking corporations play by the rules.  But the issue of de-regulation, currently a huge fad on Capitol Hill, runs far deeper than just a threat to Dimon’s delicate ego. …

Now My Advice For Those Who Die: Declare The Pennies On Your Eyes

The reaction to my reporting on Reimbursementgate — which, yes, has now been given a proper name, ending in “-gate,” in keeping with the rule that requires all political scandals to end that way – has made a few things abundantly clear. First, people on both ends of the political spectrum are angry, and rightly so; they feel duped, cheated, and fiscally violated.…

AR-01: I Hear Sears Is Having A Sale On Hypocrisy, Rick

Politico has a story today about a letter that freshman Republican representatives are sending to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, which includes this passage:

Mr. Reid, your record on spending in the Senate is one of failure. You have failed to pass a budget, failed to restrain spending, and failed to put our country on sound fiscal footing.…