Category Archives: Koch Bros Final Solution to Democracy

Stephen Schwarzman: another rich guy afflicted with POWDS

Source, Newsweek, by Jonathan Alter, 8/5/10: Schwarzman: ‘It’s a War’ Between Obama, Wall St. I suppose I began to identify and diagnose POWDS, i.e., Post Obscene Wealth Derangement Syndrome, when in 2010 I read this quote from Stephen Schwarzman, whose … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life v Fake News: climate denier hired by the New York Times?

Source, ThinkProgress: After hyping itself as antidote to fake news, New York Times hires extreme climate denier Uh, where have I been? Thinking about power-hungry, obscenely wealthy people buying political and court seats, sure, but several of those men are … Continue reading

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The contagious madness of Citizens United

For years now, I’ve been reading about the oligarchs who have taken $huge advantage of  Citizens United. And dropping little notes about them, right here. I shouldn’t have to remind any of us but…that’s the Supreme Court 5-4 decision that … Continue reading

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