Posts Tagged ‘Matt Taibbi’

Wall Street Scoundrels Skip Jail

February 18, 2011

Wall Street Scoundrels Skip Jail

“Nobody goes to jail,” notes Matt Taibbi. “This is the mantra of the financial-crisis era, one that saw virtually every major bank and financial company on Wall Street embroiled in obscene criminal scandals that impoverished millions and collectively destroyed hundreds of billions, in fact, trillions of dollars of the world’s wealth — and nobody went to jail.”


Tea Party

September 30, 2010

Tea Party

“A hall full of elderly white people in Medicare-paid scooters, railing against government spending and imagining themselves revolutionaries as they cheer on the vice-presidential puppet hand-picked by the GOP establishment. If there exists a better snapshot of everything the Tea Party represents, I can’t imagine it.”


“Tea & Crackers,” Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone (long and well worth reading).

“Proof that the Tea Party and GOP base are the same thing,” Steve Kornacki, Salon.

Image (“Sarah’s Tea Party, after Sir John Tenniel”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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