October 16, 2014
October 14, 2014
Perdue, the lost man in Georgia’s Senate contest, is a perfect example of what makes the 1% so damned annoying. They know how to steal legally, but that’s about it. Mostly, they’re just really lousy at business. The New York Times has some salient quotes:
“I just didn’t feel like the board and Oaktree were sensitive to the vulnerability that I was in,” the multimillionaire executive told lawyers in 2005, referring to Pillowtex, a North Carolina-based textile maker, and Oaktree Capital Management, the company’s largest financial backer.
“From my perspective, this thing had totally blown up in my face. The equity that I walked away from, the stock at Reebok continued to go up. This thing was not what it had been represented to me to be,” he complained.
October 11, 2014
September 18, 2014
Qualified immunity meets qualified impunity.
August 31, 2014
August 29, 2014
Why did Ferguson, Missouri, have to issue ten thousand more arrest warrants than it has residents in 2013? To collect $2.6 million of its $20 million budget in fines, fees and penalties.
August 24, 2014
(Reposted from Dailykos)
What a lovely opposition this Michelle has got! What higher compliment could be paid than to partner her with Barack Obama? And it’s probably not because Ms. Nunn’s first name is Michelle.
I could hardly believe my eyes when I read that this ad is showing up on my computer thanks to the Ending Spending Action Fund. At least, their objective is easy to understand, albeit typically irrational.
August 20, 2014
August 18, 2014
August 17, 2014
That’s how the attendees at the Glynn County Democrats’ Annual Dinner want everyone to think about our state. Georgia is a democratic state. Republican rule is just a blip, the result of Democrats being too generous and thinking the other side ought to have a chance to win.