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Stuff like this is why Bernie Sanders is surging

I happened upon a video on Facebook today. It’s cute. It has nifty graphics, a friendly narrator. You can click through to watch it, but I’m happy to summarize: Basically, the U.S. has some rich stick people and many many more poor stick people. That’s because the rich stick people grabbed all the money away […]

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If this is a recovery, I want the recession back!

Unemployment ticked up again in January, but no worries. This isn’t a recession. This is a recovery. Eighteen months recovering and counting. Nevertheless, I thought it over and decided that I want the recession back. These recoveries are murder. Shouldn’t recovery mean something good is about to happen, like … I don’t know… recovering? Apparently not, and don’t bother going for the dictionary; it won’t […]

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