Tag: the poors

Sadly, the prisoners today tend not to be Gentlemen like Mr. Pickwick

Arkansas Judge: There’s No ‘I Have Pancreatic Cancer’ In Debtors’ Prison

An Arkansas city is being sued for using its courts as a system for extracting revenue from poor people. But if it didn't, it might have to raise taxes, and how is that fair?

Trump Unveils Great Childcare Plan For People Who Can Already Afford Childcare

Because the government should pay for that silver spoon in their kid's mouth.
Check their wallets first

No-Fun Justice Department Won’t Let Courts Put Poor People In Debtors’ Prisons, Boooo!

The U.S. Justice Department seems intent on taking all the fun -- or at least the profit -- out of state and local courts treating poor people as a source of (mostly) uncomplaining revenue. The DOJ Monday told states'...

San Francisco Tech Bro Sick Of Stepping Over Untouchables On Way To And From Mansion

In an open letter to Ed Lee, the mayor of San Francisco, and Greg Suhr, the city's police chief, one techbro has put his finger on the true scourge afflicting Frisco (they hate it when you call it that,...

Fox News: Obama’s Wrong, We Hardly Ever Shame Those Lazy Poor Leeches

The Fox News Nuh-Uh Squad continues its response to President Obama's cruel assertion that Fox portrays poor people as lazy leeches who sponge off government benefits. On Sunday's MediaBuzz, Howard Kurtz and Brit Hume had a little chat about Obama's...

Take Ben Stein’s Money

Why is Ben Stein still talking? Who is unironically listening to Ben Stein? Who hears anything but "Bueller? Bueller?" come out of the man's facehole every time he talks? These are the questions we ask ourselves late at night....

Washington D.C. Poors Who Somehow Managed To Purchase Homes Still Getting Royally Boned

Imagine you've been asked to come up with a process to collect unpaid property taxes, and because you're a terrible person you've decided that your process will be as painful as possible for the property owners while remaining at...

Fox News Very Sad People Aren’t Yelling At People On Food Stamps (More)

Here are Fox News' Martha MacCallum and Charles Payne talking about the horror of people getting food stamps. They note that despite the "so-called recovery," there are still a lot of people unemployed, and a lot of people getting...

Romney Actually Concerned About The Very Poor, Namely Drug Testing Them

As the undisputed loser of three crucial Republican head-on collisions this week, Mitt Romney can't be blamed for turning his campaign into something of a fire sale. This is America, kiddos. ABC, Always Be CLOSING. Mitt is a businessman,...

Orrin Hatch Tells Obama He Can’t Be Like Jesus, Because Of Taxes (VIDEO)

Attention, President Obama! Mousy Mormon Senator Orrin Hatch would like to have a word with you in the undersea Holocaust-victim baptizing chamber. Hatch will be doing that thing he always does, that raisin-mouthed, monotonous, mild-mannered smug thing he uses...

House GOP Earning Salary Today Worrying About Strip Clubs

Oh how thoughtful, House Republicans are bringing to the floor today a bill to close some kind of sexy-sounding "strip-club loophole" in what, campaign spending disclosure rules or something? No? NO. Oh right, it's a bill meant to stop...

New U.S. Achievement: More Americans In Poverty Than Ever!

If the sunshine seemed a little bit brighter this morning and the air a little bit sweeter, you were surely imagining it -- Obama's new smog allowances keep the skies permanently brown and sour, despite the collapse of American...

Millions of Jobless Americans Filing For Disability To Get Food, Medicine

Social Security is in "trouble" because wealthy people aren't required by the government to actually pay their share into the national program, and also because Congress has been "borrowing" billions of dollars that working people have paid into the...

On the Ground At Barack Obama’s Birthday/Ramadan Festival

President Obama is celebrating his birthday tonight, with Jennifer Hudson and those treadmill-dancing fellows. He is doing this in Chicago, so your Wonkette decided to give up a perfectly good Wednesday evening to try to go hear Rahm Emanuel...

New American Retirement Scenario: Work Until You Die

Here is some good news for all the working stiffs: nobody except the top quartile of income earners will be able to retire at 65 anymore, so plan on working until you die. Young people trying to find jobs?...

Pro-Life Group’s New Billboard Tells Black People To Stop Aborting Obama

Life Always is expected to unveil billboards featuring Obama's face and the words "Every 21 minutes, our next possible leader is aborted" on Tuesday at 11 a.m. The first billboard will be near an empty lot at 5812 S....