Righteously Insulted At Republican Slurs And Unrighteous Rage

  • Remember Oliver Clark? He asked a question at Tuesday's debate on the economy and John McCain told him he "probably" hadn't ever heard of Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. Well, it turns out he has a B.A. in PoliSci, a Masters in Legal Studies, and is in the midst of a Masters in Public Administration. So, he'd heard of…
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Q&A With A Wall Street Woman: "We Are In A State Of Devastation Across…

If you're anything like me, the financial state of the U.S. » 9/16/08 1:30pm 9/16/08 1:30pm terrifies you, but in an amorphous way. You try to read numerous newspaper articles about Lehman and Merrill Lynch and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but it's like reading with seventh grade Spanish: a certain grasp of the vocabulary is missing. We decided to…

Palin Gives Thumbs Up To Financial Bailouts, Down To Rape Victims

Another day, another dollar, another morning of Crap with me » 9/09/08 10:00am 9/09/08 10:00am and Moe — but this time, with economics! Yes, there's another financial market bail-out going on if you hadn't heard because you were being all political while the Republicans were being all al and abandoning their free market principles (again) to save…

Sarah Palin And Indulging In "The Liquor Cabinet"

It is way-back week on Crappy Hour, when my » 9/08/08 10:00am 9/08/08 10:00am first Crappy Love, Moe Tkacik, agrees to relive our original blogospheric passion for a full five days! Today's edition - for which we decided to stay up late, get drunk, and parse the headlines rather than get up early and hungover - includes my embarrassing encounter with…

But Doesn't The Bush Administration Care About The Nation's Heroin…

Society has a drug problem, if numbers like these » 7/28/08 10:30am 7/28/08 10:30am are any indication (and they are). I mean, don't get me wrong, drugs are an excellent way for consumers to waste time, but add to that the snitch-killing and the crop dusting and the weapons stockpiling and the car detailing and wiretapping and the condom swallowing…

Nothing Says 'China, Just Like Us' Like Freak Multiple Birth Pictures!

UPDATE: And the galvanizing fear of terror attacks! In cuter news, meet the Jiaos. They're quintuplets. What one-child policy, right? Anyway, these are some of China's youngest "Olympics ambassadors," although they are not the "sweetest" as chosen by preeminent lecherous horndog filmmaker Zhang Yimou, no, his picks… » 7/21/08 10:00am 7/21/08 10:00am