Tag Archives: Ben Bernanke

Operation Empire State Rebellion

I’m doubtful that anything will happen tomorrow, but I suppose it’s a good thing that people are at least talking about the growing income disparity in America and the government’s role in making it happen. The following comes from Gary Roland, who is planning tomorrow’s protest in New York City’s financial district: WHEN: Occupation begins […]

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Birthers force Obama to prove that he was in fact born in the United States

I feel embarrassed for the United States today. I feel how educated folks must feel in countries where people, despite the evidence to the contrary, continue to burn women as witches, and hack the limbs from albinos because they’ve been told by holy men that doing so cures AIDS. I feel like we’ve now officially […]

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Matt Taibbi writes another great article that will outrage people, and ultimately make no difference

Every time I read a new article by Matt Taibbi, it occurs to me that I should probably stop making blanket statements about the poor state of American investigative journalism. I don’t say it enough, but I’m incredibly thankful that he’s out there, exploring that fertile strip of territory between those cultivated so successfully by […]

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