Tag Archives: pt maybe 2012 really is the end of the world

  maybe 2012 really is the end of the world

Americans More Fatalistic About Debt Ceiling Than Ever Before

Nobel Prize-winning economist the American Public overwhelmingly feels that America will probably collapse if the debt ceiling is not raised, but also feels like, eh, leave the debt ceiling where it is. A new WaPo/ABC News poll shows that 71% of Americans believe that failure to pay government debts would be catastrophic, and yet a majority support raising the debt limit only if there are deep cuts to federal programs. The American Dream will now be known by its new name, American Fatalism. Have we really decided that it’s just The End? Everybody else’s home has a foreclosure sign outside of it, so why not the government, too? Read more on Americans More Fatalistic About Debt Ceiling Than Ever Before…
  maybe 2012 really is the end of the world

Poll: Republicans Suicidally Depressed With Their Lame Candidates

We are deep into the first year of the 2012 campaign — haha, only 18 more months to go! — and already the Republican Base is so depressed and disgusted by their awful slate of candidates that some experts believe the GOP won’t be able to get anyone to the polls, because of mass suicide and intentional Hoveround-Rascal collisions. This is what happened to Jesus’ dinosaurs, according to the Bible! And we all know that, according to both the bible and many popular comic books and soap operas, that history repeats and repeats. As Alan Keyes said, “Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it.” He was right, too. (RIP Alan Keyes.) But what about these Republican candidates? Why are they so awful? Why is the jabbering buffoon Mike Huckabee the only one of the dozen or so “major candidates” seen favorably by even half of Republican voters? Is it possible that Republican voters have realized they’ve been taken for a ride these past three or four decades and that the multinational megacorporations that run the GOP have not the slightest interest in the pathetic lives of working-class middle-aged white people in America? Read more on Poll: Republicans Suicidally Depressed With Their Lame Candidates…