Tag: austerity

Austerity Declared Winner In Washington State Bridge Collapse

Gee, I wonder what will happen if we build roads and bridges, then completely ignore them for decades and drastically cut funding everywhere in order to suck the knob of the right wing’s newest golden calf, austerity? Surely nothing...

Texas Senator John Cornyn: We Must Burn The Government To Save It

Sometimes you have to burn the village to save it, every soldier knows that, which means it also totally makes sense that you have to shut down the government and then completely deprive it of revenue to fix it....

Angela Merkel Enjoys Traditional Greek Hospitality, Rage

Every crew of friends has its successful members and its fuck-ups. The latter can often be found on the former's lovely Teutonic couch, sleeping off a long night of getting wasted on ouzo and freak-dancing to the music of...

Around The World With Lloyd Dangle: Tea Party Lessons For The Whores Of Rome

(Rome) I just finished a perfectly-prepared sardine antipasti, caprese salad, and a plate of grilled calamari. The wine was a Pinot Grigio from the area. Nice. It's hot as hell here, but a breeze is blowing off Palatine Hill,...

John Boehner Can Not Believe The Gall Of Barack Obama Wanting A Clean Vote On The Debt Ceiling (VIDEO)

Human tear factory John Boehner is shocked -- shocked! -- that no-goodnik President Divisive wants a "clean" debt limit increase without matching spending cuts. You perhaps remember that this was a big fucking deal last year when all the...

Pasties Take A Licking From UK Parliament

The Land of Newz is all aflutter this morning about the UK's plunge into a double-dip recession that is the worst since 1975. What is the esteemed Members of Parliament's solution, in line with their super successful austerity plan?...