Saturday, October 29, 2011

Keynesianism For Me, But Not For Thee
Keynes For The Military; F*ck You For Everybody Else


The contemporary GOP more-or-less just lives a big, fat contradiction. It used to be kind of a perverse thrill to find something so close to an outright contradiction in a political opponents' positions. Now it's just par for the course across the aisle.

Oh, Eisenhower's GOP, please, please come back to us...


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Just wanted to mention: had a wonderful day at Occupy Seattle today-glorious fall weather, good music, and cheap fruits and veggies at Pike Market to donate to the homeless who are the core of the permanent occupation. (It isn't easy work: they've got illumination from 4 or more cop cars every night, and the wind blows through something fierce. (Setting up a tent or even an umbrella is grounds for arrest.)

I hope you "occupy" NC soon; it looks like a major effort is underway, with special attention to Art Pope. I see there's an occupy chapel hill organization, but you wont get a proper feel for what's going on without visiting a city. There's a big effort in Raleigh.

Winston Smith, small party functionary who got killed without ever learning what was going on isn't a bad moniker. But Horatio isn't bad either: there are not things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in you philosophy.


4:43 AM  
Blogger Jim Bales said...


We all miss Republicans, as John Rogers noted some years ago.

Rogers is well known around the Blogosphere for identifying the 27% Crazification Factor.


11:21 PM  
Blogger Grung_e_Gene said...

This highlights one of my gripes with Jon Stewart. His seemingly endless displays of rightwing hypocrisy have exactly zero effect on conservatives.

So, although I find them hilarious the Get Obama Party merely shrugs and moves on to their next revisionist talking point.

1:37 PM  

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