Tag: income inequality

Strummin' his six-string

Real Billionaire Warren Buffett Shows His Taxes, Dares Trump To Whip His Out Too

Donald Trump gets a talking-to from a real billionaire.

Pennsylvania Democrats Have Hot 3-Way In Race To Take On Pat Toomey (R-Yawn)

a href="http://wonkette.com/600294/maryland-has-two-awesome-democrats-running-for-senate-can-we-have-both"Welcome back to our newish feature, our weekly countdown of U.S. Senate races, yes, even the ones where there's no real contest. But not this week! Last time, we looked at Maryland's primary between two ridiculously well-qualified Democrats;...
on earth as it is in heaven

Walmart Ordered To Re-Hire Striking Workers, Dignity And Respect Still Optional

Hey Walmart, what's good?! It's been like two whole weeks since we saw you were being a Big Dumb Walmart and bullying a former employee. Let's check in with our most infamous Corporate person and make sure it isn't...
They're probably not goin to be nice to each other like this anymore, oh well.

Bernie Sanders Tells Donald Trump To Shut Up About Bill Clinton’s Peen

Bernie Sanders would like you all to know that he really doesn't think that Bill Clinton's penis is a real issue in the 2016 election. In an interview on CNN's State of the Union Sunday, host Dana Bash kept...

Bernie Sanders Happy To Discuss ISIS And Terrorism Any Time That Isn’t Now

The great senator from Vermont was in Baltimore Tuesday, for a Real Talk tour of the city with black community leaders and activists. The tour included the neighborhood where Freddie Gray, who died in police custody in April, was...
blood meridian 2015

Home For The Holidays (Because Walmart Fired Them For No Reason)

Remember a couple of weeks ago when we told you that esteemed Corporate Person Walmart's Black Friday awfulness had plateaued (because of increased attention to online sales)? We were all, "Hurray! You're not worse than last year but we're still not...

Elizabeth Warren Talks Black Lives Matter, And It Is Awesome. You Click Now!

Greetings and salutations, dirty hippie commie liberal arugula pumpkin spice latte-sippers of America. Have you been going through E-Dub withdrawals because it been almost TWO WHOLE MONTHS since we showed you a video of Sen. Elizabeth Warren kicking all...
I say, if you'd just develop a work ethic young man, you could be rich. What ho, have a tuppence and don't spend it all at once.

Cartoon JPMorgan Plutocrat Says Let Them Eat iPhones

Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase (not a typo, actually), would like everyone to stop bitching about "income inequality," which is not a thing at all. The financier feels just as equal as anyone on his corporate jet,...
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...

Bernie Sanders Will Officially Socialize You, America, From The White House

Rejoice, Liberal-Americansians, for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (Socialist and proud of it!) officially declared on Tuesday that he is running to be president of U.S. America. Awwwwww yeah! And lest you think Sanders is just some silly vanity candidate...
Paul Ryan, high as fuck

Paul Ryan Knows Real Problem With Welfare Is How Rich Those Poor People Get Off It

Republican Rep. Paul Ryan is the wonky boy genius of the House of Representatives, according to his colleagues and the voice in his head, because he wrote a "budget" one time to privatize Medicare, slash welfare benefits, and tell...

John Boehner Wants To Know Why Hillary Clinton Isn’t Helping Congress Get Stuff Done

Speaker of the House John Boehner appeared on "Meet the Press" Sunday and said a whole bunch of dumb stuff. On the death of Freddie Gray and the charges brought against six Baltimore police officers: "Public servants should not...
Why are you doing class warfare on Bill O'Reilly?

Bill O’Reilly Knows Who Has It Rough In This Country, And It Is The Rich

Oh look, Bill O'Reilly is protecting the rich again! You will be very surprised to learn that in a Monday segment that was ostensibly about "income inequality in America," O'Reilly explained that the real inequality in America is all...
And I'll take 115 of those beers

Poor Chris Christie Is Not A Rich Man. He’s Barely A Five-Millionaire!

So here's a nice little thinky piece on income disparities and how the merely wealthy see themselves as not especially rich, particularly not when compared to their obscenely wealthy friends. It takes as its focus New Jersey Gov. Christie,...
Your average American family

House Republicans Protect Your Spoiled Kid’s Right To Be A Trust Fund Baby

Now that the House is well-rested from its most recent two-week vacation, it's back to the hard work of working hard for hardworking Americans. By which, of course, we mean the millionaires: The House voted Thursday to repeal the estate...