Not Crony Capitalism – Crony Corruption
Bill Quick

Why the U.S. Has Fallen Behind in Internet Speed and Affordability – NYTimes.com America’s slow and expensive Internet is more than just an annoyance for people trying to watch “Happy Gilmore” on Netflix. Largely a consequence of monopoly providers, the … Continue reading

Gentry GOP Ruling Class Cronies Will Go For Hillary
Bill Quick

Wall Street Republicans’ dark secret: Hillary Clinton 2016 – Ben White and Maggie Haberman – POLITICO.com NEW YORK — The biggest parlor game on Wall Street and in corporate boardrooms these days is guessing whether former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush … Continue reading

Which studio owns him?
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Gov. Cuomo says Hollywood exempt from strict New York gun control law “We spend a lot of money in the state bringing movie production here, post-production here, so obviously we would want to facilitate that,” said Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who … Continue reading

How’s that GM bailout thingy working out?
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Apparently not so good. Will NY Federal Judge Overturn GM Bailout? Judges hate when litigants hide things from them, especially bankruptcy judges. Judge Robert E. Gerber is a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York. Gerber … Continue reading

If I fool you once, shame on me. If I fool you twice, shame on you. If I fool you every freaking time, you must be some sort of idiot.
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The financial chattering class looks to be flogging the old wiener under their desks while reporting that the Dow is up over 200 points on the basis of a somewhat cryptic (my opinion, probably sounded better in the original European … Continue reading

H8ers gonna h8, but I’m giving our esteemed President a pass on this.
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White House Forgets to Pay Father’s Day Lunch Tab Celebrating Father’s Day early, the president had lunch with two service members and two local barbers at Kenny’s BBQ on Capitol Hill. As the group chatted about fatherhood, the president enjoyed … Continue reading

Family Problems
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Nemo is in a quandary. He has just heard from his Cousin Demo, who has been down on his luck for awhile, and appeals to the DP’s readers for advice. Briefly, the situation is like this: Demo has a large … Continue reading

This is starting to seem like kicking little puppies. Say, is anyone else suddenly hungry?
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Solyndra Not Dealing With Toxic Waste At Milpitas Facility MILPITAS (CBS 5) — Three months ago, CBS 5 caught Solyndra tossing millions of dollars worth of brand new glass tubes used to make solar panels. Now the bankrupt solar firm, … Continue reading