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The Trial Balloon has been launched. With it, Hillary Clinton officially takes on income inequality and comes to the rescue of...Wall Street. Yes folks, the fig leaf has been removed. Hillary ...
by jobu
Comment Count 523 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 04:07 PM PST with 267 Recommends
So one of the so called "compassionate" GOP think that those of us who are poor are in some way envious of the rich. Why would I be envious of companies who literally steal from the government in ...
by jsanders71
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 08:34 AM PST with 0 Recommends
An excerpt from the Declaration of Independence July 4, 1776: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain ...
by Eric Nelson
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Aug 07, 2014 at 01:14 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
The title for this post is taken from a message on a billboard for Manhattan Mini Storage first displayed in in the Tribeca area of NYC earlier this year of this year. It's definitely snarky ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 253 comments on Sun Mar 30, 2014 at 11:26 AM PDT with 309 Recommends
It was once said, by that grand dame of American etiquette Emily Post, that knowing how to properly enter a drawing-room is one of the surest tests of good breeding. As with all matters pertaining ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Mar 29, 2014 at 04:43 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Pity the poor rich man, who is so overburdened by his hard work and envied by those beneath him. He performs the labors of Hercules only to be shackled by the lazy masses in their mistaken belief ...
by Red State Hostage
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 07:34 PM PST with 10 Recommends
Strap on your logic and critical thinking guns. The pen (or smartphone) is still mightier than the sword. I've been pushing for a discussion of the 7 Deadly Sins and the American way of existence. ...
by nolagrl
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Aug 26, 2012 at 10:07 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I spend an inordinate amount of time in the comment sections of blogs and newspaper sites. No, I am not a masochist. Merely a self-aggrandizing blowhard always on the lookout for a spot to ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 06:05 AM PDT with 141 Recommends
I’m at the age when I should have stopped looking around to compare myself and my life to any one else’s, and certainly not to every one else’s. It’s time (51 is definitely after the ...
by Laura Wnderer
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu May 17, 2012 at 06:01 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
We know why the right hates celebrities: The right hates them because they dine and schmooze with Obama and give him millions ! Cross-posted at Immizen.com with pictures of the two ladies. That ...
by healthy
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri May 11, 2012 at 08:25 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Last night, Conan O'Brien (a comedic TV host, for you Luddites out there), mentioned that a study has shown government workers are the happiest around—I assume he was referencing this Forbes bit. ...
by le sequoit
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Mar 02, 2012 at 06:27 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Reading webranding's recent posts got me thinking about my own father. As you can see he had a very different station in life yet somehow was a die-hard Republican until the day he died last year. ...
by ontheleftcoast
Comment Count 63 comments on Thu Feb 02, 2012 at 09:16 AM PST with 224 Recommends
from John Boehner's office, following the debate: Because the president clearly cannot run on his record, he has regrettably turned to the politics of envy and division. ...
by Martin9
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jan 25, 2012 at 09:00 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Lauer : "...Are there no fair questions about the distribution of wealth..." THE MITTSTER : ...it's fine to talk about those things in quiet rooms....
by ATexican
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jan 15, 2012 at 11:43 AM PST with 4 Recommends
"Greed is good" Isn't that what Representatives of Raw Capitalism like you tell us? That Greed motivates us to raise our goals and shoot for the moon, and when we succeed, everyone around us ...
by fastpathguru
Comment Count 51 comments on Sun Jan 15, 2012 at 12:20 AM PST with 161 Recommends
by Bcgntn
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 08:10 PM PST with 2 Recommends
His Democratic foe, Mitt Romney declared , would "drag America down to Europe's standards." His ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Jan 11, 2012 at 12:55 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Envy, as we all know, is one of the seven deadly sins. Deadly, not so much because they lead to eternal perdition, but because they undermine the best interests of the person burdened by them in ...
by hannah
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Mar 06, 2011 at 04:15 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Of the seven "deadly sins," the excessive manifestations of man's basic instincts aimed at survival, envy always seemed the most problematic, probably because I wasn't aware of ever having ...
by hannah
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jan 28, 2011 at 06:23 AM PST with 23 Recommends
Bit o' brilliance. Katja Schulz , Species Pages Coordinator at National Museum of Natural History'...
by vets74
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jul 22, 2010 at 12:57 PM PDT with 2 Recommends