Category Archives: Filthy Stinking Rich

COVIDiots now wearing masks? WHAT???

Well, this is nuts, even for a bunch of absolute fucking nuts. David Doel breaks it down: Here’s why that myth — not a fact, but a dangerous myth — is making the rounds: A private school founded by an … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Say what?

Oh hey! Here’s Falco as a disgruntled newscaster. What’s he “reporting”? Well, here’s my (singable!) translation of the lyrics: On the Run Say what? Whatchoo say? West Berlin, 1967 First impression: paddywagon A roadblock against the madmen Are you cruisin’ … Continue reading

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Amazon now using fake Twitter accounts to prevent unionizing

David Doel has the details: And Jeff Waldorf also has some good commentary: Alas, it looks like “Darla” was very short-lived. Practically as soon as people started calling “her” out, the account was suspended. Darla, we hardly knew ye.

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Amazon gets Berned

And it’s not the first time, either. But you still love to see it: It’s even more fun when you get to see David Doel getting in on the beatdown, too. Maybe next time, “The Sniper” will want to just … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: One for the whiny Wall St. billionaires

Because it’s not fair play when regular folks get in on the game, is it, big boys?

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Donnie wanted to do WHAT when he lost the election???

This is both unbelievable…and yet, TOTALLY believable: So, there goes the dumb “But at least he’s anti-war!” canard. No, he’s NOT anti-war. He’s PRO-war, just like every other US imperialist. Remember his failed attempt to topple Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela … Continue reading

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Quotable: Martin Luther King on “riots”

Please note that he said this all the way back in 1967. And yet, were he still living, he could just as easily have uttered it yesterday. The very conditions black US-Americans face today were already in place back then. … Continue reading

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US citizens protest against re-opening too soon

The Grim Reaper is a really nice touch: Reminds me of that part in Mother Night (by Kurt Vonnegut, a must-read) in which a character chants, almost melodiously, the German phrase: “Leichenträger zur Wache!” (“Corpse-carriers to the guardhouse!”) He’s remembering … Continue reading

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Bryan Adams has an un-rocking moment…

…and it’s killed all my nostalgic affection for him and his music, too: Let’s count the facepalms here, shall we: Okay, dude, here’s where you lost me: The moment you started to whine about having to cancel your LUCRATIVE concert … Continue reading

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Amazon exec quits, vindicates striking workers

This is a must-see: And this is a must-read: May 1st was my last day as a VP and Distinguished Engineer at Amazon Web Services, after five years and five months of rewarding fun. I quit in dismay at Amazon … Continue reading

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