Tag: 99%

Forbes’ Randroid Columnist Tells 99% To Stop Whining And Help The Rich Already

Tuesday of this week marked the second anniversary of that little thing in New York where all those dirty kids squatted on Wall Street to whine and complain about being poor because they are part of, like, 99% of...

Obama Says College Will Be Affordable Again One Day, Maybe

Greetings old friends! It's your Wonkabout on Special Assignment for your Wonkette to report on Obama's college affordability speech at the University of Michigan where she just happens to be doing some learning of her own these days. So...

Obama Installs Consumer Chief, Officially Makes Citizens ‘Consumers’

Citing a pressing need to legally redefine Americans as "consumers" before they get any other big ideas, President Obama today appointed his choice to lead the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The appointment bypassed the Senate, because the Republican...

Sketchy ‘Activist’ Trying To Sex You Is Just an Undercover Cop, Probably

Do you like to protest against the 1% and also rage against the machine and also find sex partners at the various activist actions? WATCH OUT, and not just for the usual reasons of venereal disease and having some...

2012: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy As the Human World Breaks Apart

The modern idea that human civilization would collapse in 2012 supposedly goes back to another overextended American empire on its last legs, that of the Maya. But like so much wrong thinking now popular in today's United States, this...

Americans Ready To Swap 1% Bald Eagle For … Grizzly Bear?

The new Vanity Fair/60 Minutes/Dadaist survey is out! What random assortment of inanities will the American People opine on, this time? They would like to vote for Obama over George W. Bush, for one, and they also would like...

Not Even FBI Cares About Bloomberg’s Phony Terror Suspect

While #OWS protesters created a "weaponized drum circle" around Michael Bloomberg's mansion over the weekend, the mayor's attempt to get people to freak out about the terrorisms was a total failure. Not even the terror-happy federal government was convinced...

Annnd … Shepard Fairey Remixes His Obama-Hope Poster For #OWS

People of a certain age (22?) may remember a distinct feeling of hope back in 2008, when a certain candidate for president symbolized a hoped-for end to the pent-up anger, disappointment and disillusionment of the Bush Junior years, the...