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The Pigs Cut Pork

What You Lost Thanks to the Repugs… I can’t think of anything frightfully clever to say here (as though that were anything new) so I’m just going to wade into this up to the armpits. Here is some of what the Republicans cut from the Obama Stimulus package – from YOUR recovery package. $100 million … Continue reading

The Privatization of Intel

There’s an interesting and highly secret place – so secret that even I know where it is. It’s located in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia, cheek-by-jowel with the CIA’s Counter-Terrorism Center and the Pentagoon’s Joint Intelligence Task Force-Combating terrorism Center. It’s name is the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) which opened in 2005 and churns out a singular … Continue reading

The Pox Americanus

  There have been many comparisons of the Bush years as being the second coming of the Roman Empire. Would that it were so. Let’s just take a look at how Rome was run, government-wise and put these odious comparisons to bed. The Roman system of government was largely created as a reaction to the … Continue reading

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