Tag: regulations

Trump Trying To Take Down Mueller. Wonkagenda For Fri., July 21, 2017

Trump is mad Robert Mueller isn't a golfer, Paul Manafort is a terrible criminal, Betsy DeVos gives herself a participation trophy. Your morning news brief.

Republicans Trying To Drown Elizabeth Warren’s Consumer Protection Bureau, Again, Because Why Not

Oh, look, the Republicans are doing more Class War at us!

Jeff Sessions Can’t Pee Test Everyone In D.C. Your Wonkagenda For Thurs., April 20, 2017

Patriots in the White House, Jesus doesn't love horndog gov Robert Bentley, and Rexxon is full steam ahead. Your morning news brief!

France Looking For A Trump To Call Its Own. Wonkagenda For Mon., April 17, 2017

France idiots acting like American idiots. NO BUENO. Your daily news brief!

Morning Maddow: Remembering Neil Gorsuch’s Crazy Mom, Reagan’s EPA Administrator

Why, yes, Neil Gorsuch is the son of the crazy lady who ran the EPA under Reagan. Wonder if there are any lessons here?

‘Pro-Life’ Utah Senator Mike Lee Totally Fine With Flint Babies Drinking Poison Water

Once they're born, babies can go screw.
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.
It's like a beautiful rusty rainbow!

Don’t Be Jealous Of Flint, America, You Probably Have Poison Water Too!

Almost every time we write about the multiple bureaucratic and political failures that led to the poisoning of Flint, Michigan's water supply with incredible amounts of lead, we pour ourselves a nice cold glass of clean water from our...

Elizabeth Warren Pretty Sure She Knows A Thing Or Two About How Banks Work, Thank You

There's this guy, Jamie Dimon, who's the CEO of JPMorgan Chase. He thinks it's sad that banks aren't allowed to break the law. And Wednesday, he said a real Stupid Thing. He said, to a whole greedful room of...
Oh, wow...his vibe is groovy for like 5 minutes, and then he's, like, a massive bummer

Sure, Rand Paul Is Now A Tree Hugger, Why Not?

In yet another attempt to convince people who aren't paying attention that he's a totally different kind of Republican, Rand Paul has come out as a self-proclaimed "tree hugger" who thinks composting is groovy and that clean air and...
Didn't they send all the Puritans over here?

British Nanny State In Spot Of Bother At Freak Mustachio-Ride Skinflick Demises

British porn fans are about to see some changes in the material available for their wanking pleasure -- or at least in the domestically produced stuff. Last year, the Conservative government banned rape porn -- not in-real-life rape, which is...

Rick Perry Just Can’t Get Enough Prison Rape

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has advised the Department of Justice that Texas just can't afford to comply with burdensome federal laws aimed at preventing prison rape, so the state just isn't gonna, OK? Also, he's going to tell other...

Derp Roundup: Your Weekly Stocking Stuffer Of Stoopid

Happy Solstice, you ugly vile little snark mob! Welcome to yet another Derp Roundup, the weekly feature where we steam-clean our browser tabs, clearing out a bunch of stories that weren't worth a full post on their own, but...

Bernie Sanders Will Pogrom Capitalism By Not Letting Banks Regulate Themselves

Hey remember when you lost your job and all your assets, or maybe took on tens of thousands dollars in school loans so you could pay for an education that would help you get a part-time job in retail?...