Tag: economics

Big Sister Is Watching You

Dinesh D’Souza’s ‘Hillary’s America’ Turns Your Angry Wingnut Uncle’s Emails Into A Movie

We watched Dinesh D'Souza's latest movie so you won't have to.
HERE I COME TO SAVE THE DAY! SORT OF!

Let’s Delve Into Paul Ryan’s Fabulously Detailed Plan For A Better America!

Paul Ryan releases his plan for 'A Better Way' for America. Sort of!
Haw haw, fuck you, Earth!

Donald Trump Knows Less About Energy Than Sarah Palin Does. Let That Sink In

Donald Trump just loves coal and oil, they're just tremendous and terrific. YOOOGE.
Remember how dirty, scuffed up spaceships were a big deal?

Here, Have A Lot More Star Wars Crap: Your Saturday Nerdout

Happy Long Weekend Saturday, Nerdlings, and here is a whole bunch of Nerdstuff that we meant to bring you last weekend, except some rogue Bernie Sanders droids had to go and steal the blueprints for Hillary Clinton's electoral battle...
Not the actual pope.

Does Commie Pope Francis Heart Kim Davis? Bad Commie Pope!

So Pope Francis was flying back to Europe or outer space or wherever he lives, and some reporters decided to ask him about the most important issue facing America, which is Kim Davis, the yokel Kentucky clerk dragging a...
The face that cut a thousand jobs

Sorry, Wisconsin, Gov. Walker Just Blew Your Last $400 Million On A Sportsball Arena

Here's a story to do your Fiscal Conservative heart good: Wisconsin governor and super government-spending-cutter Scott Walker signed legislation Wednesday committing the state to helping the Milwaukee Bucks build a fabulous new stadium for their playing of Sportsball. Don't...
Funny strange, not funny ha ha

Rand Paul Says Hard Work And Tax Cuts Will Make Everyone Rich, Especially The Rich

On "Fox News Sunday" (on Fox News, Sunday), Rand Paul offered some inspiring thoughts on how the economy really works, based purely on the theories of Ayn Rand plus multiple massive bong hits: Tax rates have nothing to do...
Don't mind me, I'm just being a complete asshole.

Read Sam Brownback’s Lips: Whoops, We Raised Kansas’s Taxes

The last redoubt of conservative economists has always been the complaint that their radical, free-market ideas have never been tried before. If conservative ideas have never been put to the test, the argument goes, then how can you say...
Funny strange, not funny ha ha

Rand Paul Sure Loves This Dude Who Loves The Confederacy

Like Jesus, we all have a cross to bear, and our particular cross is shaped like Sen. Rand Paul (R-Headdesk), a man so dumb that we are amazed he is allowed out of his house without wearing a helmet...

Excellent Socialist Pope Is Excellent, Socialist And Also Too Maybe Marxist

In the strictest search result for "socialism" sense of the word, Pope Francis is not a socialist because he has not (to our knowledge) ever argued for " society in which major industries are owned and controlled by the government"....

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Suddenly Very Worried The Tea Party Lunacy They Fostered Might Shut Down Government

It looks like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce did not get Ted Cruz's memo that "President" Obama is actually the one shutting down the government, because POLITICO is reporting that the Chamber has "rallied nearly 240 groups to sign...

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Discovers True Cause Of 2008 Recession: Previous Florida Gov. Charlie Crist

America's Time-Travel and Causality Crisis grew worse last week as Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R-Azkaban) blamed the 2008 recession on his predecessor and likely opponent in 2014, former Gov. Charlie Crist, who served from 2007 to 2011: "We never should...

Sorbonne-Trained Economist Very Upset That Tesla Hasn’t Crashed Yet

Veronique de Rugy is a Doctrix of The Economy, says the Sorbonne, which is weird because the impression yr Wonkette gets from reading her column is that she learned everything she knows about economics from a cardboard cutout of...

What Are We Blaming On the Gays Today?

Turtle-brained fuckwit Niall Ferguson, an economic historian at Harvard and right-wing mouthpiece, has a novel new take on why Keynesian economic theory is garbage. Since the world recently learned that the destructive austerity policies major countries keep adopting came...

Retroactively Liveblooging The Paul Krugman-Joe Scarborough Steel Cage Death Match Of Death

It was a Meltdown in Metropolis, a Rumble in the Concrete Jungle on Monday night when Charlie Rose hosted Paul Krugman and Joe Scarborough for a battle royale for the crown of World’s Greatest Economics Expert Guy! Who would...

GOP Senators Have Had Quite Enough Of Your ‘Research’ And ‘Economics’

Are you tired of petty partisanship, of red/blue bickering, of the enthusiastic embrace of blatant falsehoods generated for political gain? Well you can cross another enemy off the list, because Senate Republicans have finally stood up to the reprehensible grandstanding...