Monday, March 28, 2011
From the WHAT THE FUCK????!!! Department.
After Paying Zero Income Taxes, GE Plans To Ask Its Union Workers To Make Wage And Benefits Concessions Our guest blogger is Mike Elk, a freelance labor journalist and third generation union organizer based in Washington, D.C. You can follow him for more updates on Wisconsin on twitter at @MikeElk. Last week, the New York Times reported that, despite making $14.2 billion in profits, General Electric, the largest corporation in the United States, paid zero U.S. taxes in 2010 and actually received tax credits of $3.2 billion dollars. The article noted that GE’s tax avoidance team is comprised of “former officials not just from the Treasury, but also from the I.R.S. and virtually all the tax-writing committees in Congress.” After not paying any taxes and making huge profits, ThinkProgress has learned that General Electric is expected to ask its nearly 15,000 unionized employees in the United States to make major concessions.....and:
Bank Of America Paid Nothing In Federal Income Taxes Last Year And Got Almost $1 Billion From Taxpayers By Zaid Jilani at 12:05 pm All around the country, right-wing legislators are asking Main Street Americans to pay for budget deficits resulting mainly from a recession caused by Wall Street by attacking collective bargaining, and cutting necessary services and investments like college tuition aid and health care for the poor. Yet at the same time, some of the country’s biggest corporations are getting away without being asked to pay anything at all. In 2009, mega corporations like Boeing and General Electric managed to avoid paying a penny in federal taxes — while also netting enormous benefits in tax benefits and subsidies....nothing to see here, move along.
Monday, March 14, 2011
Screw the Owners...
If you like Pro Football...ask Jerry Jones and Jerry Richardson why you won't be able to watch it in 2011.
...Bush's base, "the have-more's"...
Labels: Greedy Assholes
Sunday, March 13, 2011
Wisconsin Republican State Senator Lives Outside His District...WITH His Mistress!
So I don't post for months and then go crazy. Meh...
I just could not resist this one!
WI Repub lives outside district with mistress, says wife
By David Ferguson
Sunday, March 13th, 2011 -- 2:45 pm
Protesters who marched at the home of Wisconsin state senator Randy Hopper (R-Fond du Lac) were met with something of a surprise on Saturday. Mrs. Hopper appeared at the door and informed them that Sen. Hopper was no longer in residence at this address, but now lives in Madison, WI with his 25-year-old mistress.
Blogging Blue reports that the conservative Republican's much-younger new flame is currently employed as a lobbyist for right-wing advocacy group Persuasion Partners, Inc., but was previously a state senate staffer who worked on the Senate Economic Development Committee alongside Mr. Hopper. Her bio has been scrubbed from the Persuasion Partners' website, but a screen-grab is available here.
Blogging Blue also reports that Mrs. Hopper intends to sign the recall petition against her husband. The petition has already been signed by the family's maid.
Here's the link to "Blogging Blue" with the whole story and the comment thread.
...clearly mentoring with the Newt...
A Call To Action!
Dennis Kucinich EXPLODES! 15 minutes sums up EVERYTHING wrong with the Economy
That Didn't Take Long...
Josh Marshall March 13, 2011, 1:34PM
CNN reported this afternoon that State Department Spokesman P.J. Crowley is resigning over public statements last week about Bradley Manning's imprisonment.
...nothing to see here...move along, move along...
Ok I Won't...
Herman Cain: 'Don't Condemn Me Because First Black President Was Bad'
...a snowball will last .00000005 nano-seconds in hell...
...Cain's presidential run, slightly longer.
...this ain't no pizza party...