Monthly Archives: September 2012

Scab referees removed

NFL team owners, apparently rattled by public outrage over bad calls by scab referees during the first three weeks of professional football season, have agreed to let a little more of their enormous wealth trickle down to the referees union: … Continue reading

Posted in mainstream media, sports | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Boehner’s Gloria Gaynor moment

You remember Gloria Gaynor — thump, thump, thump, thump — “I will survive.” Even as he joked “I just hope I survive,” House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) declined to defend Mitt Romney’s now-infamous 47 percent remarks Thursday, and insisted the … Continue reading

Posted in humor, Politics | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

A woman’s place

This is for you heartless liberal fools who think Ohio Gov. John Kasich and other Republicans, just because they want to take away women’s reproductive rights, aren’t sensitive to women’s needs: Republican Gov. John Kasich of Ohio said Wednesday at … Continue reading

Posted in history, humor, The New Depression, unemployment | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Warren vs. Wall Street (and Obama)

There is an amazing disconnect between Elizabeth Warren and the man for whom she gave her excellent speech Wednesday night at the big Democratic pep rally: “People feel like the system is rigged against them,” Warren said. “And here’s the … Continue reading

Posted in Obama, Occupy Wall Street, The New Depression, unemployment, Wall Street | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Update on Ohio voter suppression efforts

It’s a presidential election year, so Ohio Republicans are up to their usual dirty tricks. Whether the feds will stop them from stealing the election this year is still up in the air: Judge Peter Economus has set a hearing … Continue reading

Posted in dirty rotten scoundrels, voter suppression | Tagged , , | 1 Comment