Tag: sec

Trump Tax Plan Screws Poor Losers. Wonkagenda For Fri., Nov. 3, 2017

How bad is the GOP tax plan, Carter Page calls Jeff Sessions a liar, and Robert Mercer tries to run from Breitbart. Your morning news brief.

SURRENDER, MANAFORT! Wonkagenda For Mon., Oct. 30, 2017

Mueller wants Manafort for Halloween, Paul Ryan and Trump's tax plan are up in the air, and DC is drowning in swamp monsters. Your morning news brief.

Who The Hell Is Sean Hannity’s New Fake-News Boyfriend ‘Kim Dotcom’?

Hey, who's this guy, you vaguely wondered. Well, there's a lot not to like! Plus an OPEN THREAD!

LOL Kellyanne Conway’s Talking To Toasters! Wonkagenda For Mon., March 13, 2017

Kellyanne Conway talks to home appliances, Steve King sticks his nose where it doesn't belong, and Old Handsome Joe returns! Your morning news brief!

No Russia, No Russia, YOU’RE The Russia! Wonkagenda For Thurs., March 9, 2017

Is it TrumpCare or RyanCare, James Comey gets comfy, and China bootlegs Ivanka Trump! Your morning news brief!

Trump To Africa: Give Us Your Blood Diamonds!

How are we screwing African children today?

Obamacare Only *Mostly* Dead! Wonkagenda For Fri., Feb. 3, 2017

Melon Trump's libel suit laughed out of court, Ivanka's pricy togs aren't selling, and Obamacare might not be dead, only *mostly* dead. Your morning news brief!

Russian Propaganda Saps, Impurifies Our Precious C-Span

C-SPAN's riveting and AMERICAN congressional coverage is compromised by Russian propaganda! Hold on to your tinfoil hats!

Paul Ryan Uses Doublespeak To Explain Obamacare Repeal. Wonkagenda for Friday, January 13, 2017

Paul Ryan thinks immigrants are double-plus good, Jason Chaffetz HATES the ethics, and the Women's March will be YUGE! Your morning news brief!
don't you dare make me come down there

Elizabeth Warren Will Rip Off SEC Chair’s Head, Sh*t Down Her Neck

Elizabeth Warren has had it with government agencies cozying up to the corporations they're support to regulate.
He seems the polar opposite of nice

Pharma Douchestick CEO Martin Shkreli Arrested For Being Giant Douche, Also Fraud

Martin Shkreli, the price-gouging douchebro CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals whose name is so world-wide synonymous with "pharma douchebro" that everyone knows exactly who we're talking about, is in a spot of trouble with The Law. Oh no, how ever will we...
Maybe the demon sheep did it

Carly Fiorina Did GREAT Job With Hewlett-Packard. Too Bad It Was In Iran.

So here's a thing: You know how, on her first day in office, Carly Fiorina would call the Supreme Leader of Iran and tell him the nuke deal is off? If that happens (it won't), chances are good the...
Jamie Dimon, protector and defender of our financial system

Jamie Dimon Crying Platinum Tears That Banks Have To Pay Money For Breaking Laws

Between 2013 and 2014, JPMorgan Chase, a shadowy banking cabal, paid some $14 billion with a b in legal costs stemming from various criminal enterprises the company willfully engaged in to make money. So of course the bank's CEO,...

Wonksplainer! Congress Unveils Spending Bill That Will Probably Screw You Over Somehow

Hold on to your hats, gentlemen, and clutch your pearls, ladies, because House and Senate negotiators have come up with a … wait for it… COMPROMISE! After you pick you jaws up from the floor, we shall dig through...

Rush Limbaugh: Obama Reached Back In Time To Create Bad Economy Before He Even Took Office

So what is up with giant bloviating bag of gas Rush Limbaugh lately? Oh, just some painfully easy-to-mock made-up economic history wherein Clinton did bad things, Bamz caused bad things to happen BACKWARDS IN TIME just by being black,...

Here, Let Liz Warren Help You Enjoy The Rest of Your Day!

We wish that we could have a video like this one EVERY MORNING, that is how much it pleases us to watch Elizabeth Warren embarrass bank regulators in front of a live audience. She should take this show on...