Category Archives: The filthy rich

Why I like Twitter: look at what I just found

Maybe I shouldn’t have said “like Twitter,” given that I’ve confessed to being addicted to it. Never mind. I scroll down and up and down and up and then I’ll find something like this: ProPublica, a pro bono investigative organization … Continue reading

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Assad muddles up his action video appearance

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Syrian president Bashar al-Assad appeared in a video wearing sunglasses and driving a silver Hyundai into Eastern Ghouta, where his government killed almost 1,500 civilians last month, to congratulate his forces for their victory. I seriously … Continue reading

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How do Citizens United and the Koch Bros affect our elections? One new example

From DailyKos Elections: • WI-Sen: The Koch-backed Concerned Veterans for America recently launched another $1.6 million ad campaign against Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin, and her allies at VoteVets are up with their own $1 million buy defending her. The spot … Continue reading

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