Monthly Archives: March 2012

The One Percent

People have widely disparate impressions of what constitutes the 1%.  Okay, here’s what I always like to see.  These numbers are gathered from official IRS data for 2010 by Emmanuel Saez, Professor of Economics at Cal-Berkeley. Percentile threshold Income threshold … Continue reading

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In 2010, 93 percent of income gains went to the top 1 percent

Here’s a re-post from Ezra Klein of the Washington Post: (Mike Konczal) In recent months, some commentators wondered whether the national conversation over inequality was coming too late. Early data suggested that the top 1 percent’s share of national income … Continue reading

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UN-believable!

On Friday, February 27, the Wyoming House of Representatives moved forward on a bill sponsored by Republican David Miller that would set up a task force to prepare for the anticipated economic and political collapse of the United States.  Among … Continue reading

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Whay are gas prices so high?

I got this yesterday via email from one of those red state, goober acquaintances we all have: Get some of these. It is a perfect way to reach the idiots (obozo supporeters) who never watch the news. Some may buy … Continue reading

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Cutting the Federal Budget

So, you want to cut the federal budget?  Be my guest.  A lot of people want to do that.  After all, the government is just wasting our tax dollars, anyway, right?  They’re spending a a trillion more than they’re taking … Continue reading

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Open Letter to a Redneck Nation

So, you’re one of those frothing-at-the-mouth teabagger types who has been amped up for the last three years to kick that black Muslim sumbitch outta the White House and take back America.  And now you’re gnashing your teeth, kicking your … Continue reading

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