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You Like Money? We Like Money Too! A Wonkette Econosplainer!

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Gary Johnson Knows Learning Things Is A Gateway Drug To Knowing Things

This idiot does not give stoners a good name.
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Watch Elizabeth Warren Rip A New One For Regulator Who Took A Nap During 2008 Meltdown

Welcome to episode seven million of our popular series, "Elizabeth Warren Gets Righteous On A Douchebag." The schmuck in the hot seat this time around is one Leonard Chanin, who during the George W. Bush administration was Deputy Director...

MSNBC: Let’s Invade San Bernardino Suspect’s Mom’s Privacy, For ‘Journalism’

Hey ALL THE MEDIA, you still having fun investigatin' the San Bernardino terrorist attack? (Yes, we can call it that now, because the FBI confirmed it. See how that works, Fox News?) Have you come up with any new...

Capitalist Running Dogs Rand Paul And Alan Greenspan Will Teach You Dumb Liberals About Capitalism

Gosh, we are such dumb liberals! We thought we knew all about capitalism, an economic system most of us have lived with our entire lives. We thought we knew all about private ownership, and free markets, and the commodification...

Fancy Book-Writing Man Explains Why Zombie Ayn Rand Will Never Die

Ayn Rand Nation: The Hidden Struggle for America's Soul, by Gary Weiss, is a good read even if you are fully, horribly aware that Rand's fevered visions of utopian feudalist capitalism are even now being advanced as mainstream "principled"...

Federal Reserve Thought Housing Crisis Was Funny in 2006

The transcripts for the Federal Reserve's 2006 meetings were released this week, and with them comes the news that the people in charge thought that the housing crisis was pretty hilarious at the time, and that the biggest problem...

The Ashes of 10,000 Cigarettes: Ayn Rand In the 21st Century

This is it -- the penultimate edition of Ayn Rand's graphic novel Chick Tract! Come and join Ayn in the objectivist climax of our story, there's only one left after this one, baby! For further reading, start from the...

Third Act Twist: Ayn Rand In the 21st Century

After nine episodes of Ayn's Adventures, you are probably so addicted to Mizz Rand's animal magnetism that you couldn't look away from this, our 10th episode, if you wanted to. For those of you yet to fall for Ayn's...

Economic Stimulus: Ayn Rand In The 21st Century

Ayn seems to have come full circle since our first installment. Like a snake eating its own tail, Ayn is locked in a never-ending struggle to end Socialism forever and also to forever choke on her own vomit. Next Comic

Alan Greenspan Not So Gnomic, Now That We Are All Doomed

Remember when Alan Greenspan was in charge of our economies, and everyone parsed his inscrutable utterances to determine whether interest rates were going up or down, or to try to figure out if some key but obscure economic indicator...

The Ivory Tower: Ayn Rand in the 21st Century

Ayn Rand's Present Day Adventures continue in this, Episode V! In honor of this fifth weekiversary, we offer this very special chapter, which is pretty much just like all the previous episodes -- but more contemporary. Next Comic

The Headfountain: Ayn Rand In the 21st Century

The third installment of Wonkette's Ayn Rand journalism comic is here! Vomit along with Ayn, by catching up with our first and second installments ... only then will you be prepared for Chapter III. Next Comic

Future Perfect: Ayn Rand in the 21st Century

It's the second exciting installment of our new Graphic Novel Comix Adventure, Ayn Rand's Adventures In Wonderland. (Last week's episode is here in case you missed it because you were too busy "Goin' Galt.") Next Comic: Ayn's vomiting continues.

That’s Objectivist: Ayn Rand in the 21st Century

Next Comic: Ayn meets the teabaggers.

Alan Greenspan, John McCain, And Lindsey Graham Become Swedish-Soviet Communists

For the past seven million hours, conservative aggregateur Matt Drudge has been blaring the main headline, "OBAMA MOVES TOWARD 'SWEDISH MODEL' FOR BANKS," replete with a sacrilege photo of the profane Swedish flag. The "Swedish Model" is "code" for...