Working Hard Or Hardly Working? A union boss lives down to the union fat cat stereotype
Given the well-established stereotype of union fat cats, it is little wonder that New York union boss Mark Rosenthal cause a minor stir earlier this week behaving like a very well fed union fat cat–eating and napping on the job.
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Jim Carrey’s inalienable rights
Comedian Jim Carrey rolled into the gun-control debate with a “parody song” called “Cold Dead Hand,” whose purpose is to portray Second Amendment defenders as callous monsters who don’t mind sacrificing children to their gun-crazed ideology. As Carrey put it via Twitter, his song is “about you heartless m***erf*ckers unwilling to bend for the safety of our kids. Sorry if you’re offended by the word | Read More »
Big Government, small people
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) decided to print out all 20,000 pages of ObamaCare regulations, stack them in a single pile, and photograph the result using a chair for reference. It came out looking like this: That’s a good seven feet of regulations. The top 828 pages, by the way, were released in a single day. The draft application to apply for benefits under ObamaCare | Read More »
With Looting In The Unarmed Big Apple, NYC’s Meddling Mayor Pumps $1.1 Mil To Union-Backed, Anti-Gun Democrat…In Florida!
There must be some cruelly ironic joke being played on New York City’s hurricane-soaked residents. As thousands of New Yorkers still sit in the dark, unarmed, vulnerable, and worried about looters, the Big Apple’s billionaire mayor is sending $1.1 million to Florida to buy ads for union-bought, gun-control advocate and congressional candidate Val Demings. With New York having the some of the most restrictive gun | Read More »
Bloomberg: A Little Anarchy Might Help Convince People to Give Up Their Guns
The latest evidence that Little Lord Farquaad New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg’s brain is melting into a puddle of hot goo came courtesy of a Monday night appearance on Piers Morgan’s CNN “show.” This time, the pint-sized billionaire with a taste for cradle-to-the-grave control over the proletariat suggested that “police officers across this country…stand up collectively and say ‘we’re going to go on strike’” | Read More »
The Great Bloomberg Booze Backlash of 2012
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg probably needed a stiff drink last night, after an article ran at the New York Post earlier in the day reporting that the mayor was planning to curtail alcohol sales in the Big Apple. The city health department’s Partnership for a Healthier New York City was considering initiatives to slash the number of businesses that were licensed to sell | Read More »
The Deep Financial Trouble of USA Inc.
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss stock derivatives, the Flash Crash and the failing financial status of USA Inc. We’re brought to you as always by BigGovernment and Stephen Clouse and Associates. If you’d like to email us, you can do so at coffee[at]newledger.com. We | Read More »
Food-Inspector-in-Chief Michelle Obama’s Latest ‘More Equal than Others’ Moment
America’s New Mother-in-Law enjoyed some proletariat-free time this week, taking a respite from her pressure-filled life by hitting the slopes in Vail, Colorado. At least, she hit the slopes in between her other, higher-priority activities: chowing down on short ribs, and inspecting “kids’ healthy lunches.” According to restaurant owner and short rib-cooker Kelly Liken : “[Michelle Obama] was wonderfully gracious and very much interested in | Read More »
Michael Bloomberg Proves Himself to be a Fool and Should Resign
Michael Bloomberg should resign from office. He has proven himself to be a fool. It is truly stunning that Bloomberg’s initial reaction to the car bomb in Times Square was to blame tea party activists, not Islamic terrorists. In Bloomberg’s own words: Bloomberg later told CBS Evening News Anchor Katie Couric that the suspect behind the bombing attempt could be a domestic terrorist angry at | Read More »