How come Republicans like teabagging so much?

So let me get this straight: Yesterday "tens of thousands" of people (Republicans) across the country (estimated population 307 million) rallied and protested the Obama Administration's "government spending and taxation" by chanting slogans like "no more spending" and waved signs saying "Over Taxation is Tyranny" and, in at least one case, threw a box of … Continue reading How come Republicans like teabagging so much?


So I get that President Barack Obama is all outraged at A.I.G. paying out many millions in bonuses to a bunch of its execs. "This is a corporation that finds itself in financial distress due to recklessness and greed," Obama said, according to this Pacific Business News story. "Under these circumstances, it's hard to understand … Continue reading Outraged!

Justice? What’s that?

A few hours ago The New York Times breathlessly reported that insurance giant A.I.G.–recipient of $170 billion in bailout funds (so much money that taxpayers actually own about 80 percent of the firm)–will soon pay out $100 million in bonuses to the very executives who bungled the company's finances to the point that it needed … Continue reading Justice? What’s that?