Republican coincidence and payroll tax holidays…

At the end of this month the payroll tax holiday will expire, and if allowed to lapse, it will come as a tax increase for working lower and middle class Americans. The Democrats, including Obama, are in favor of an extension while many Republicans are not. Many Republicans are demanding the extension be offset by spending cuts elsewhere or…

The Most Irresponsible Post I’ll Ever Write…on the Debt Ceiling

Responsibility and irresponsibility to whom, a people, a political party, a pledge… As we’ve sat back, watching this debt ceiling debate rage on, I continue to be struck by what Democrats and Republicans deem to be okay, what they consider to be responsible. It is responsible for both parties to give three trillion dollars in tax breaks…

A Question of Greed…

Since the rule of law is dead: GOP cuts funding to the SEC because of “budget deficits,” despite the fact money for the SEC does not come from the budget, but from regulatory charges paid by the brokerage firms the SEC investigates, thus saving the same companies/banks that fucked us into a  recession millions while also…

And I’d just like to add…

Barack? Mr. President? Your leadership on the issue of not extending Bush’s tax cuts to the wealthy has been one of the biggest clusterfucks I have ever witnessed. Not only did you cave in, yet again, you decided to also add a cut in payroll taxes that will directly affect the amount of money going…

I’m back! Return of the New Orleans Assassin…

Hello. Yes, I still kill people for a living. And first off, I just wanted to extend a hearty handshake, a nod of the head, I’d even be willing to give a little lead time to every French Quarter resident who voted down the French Quarter Security District. Yes, that was nice, too kind and now…