The Phony Duo Ride Again

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God, the idiots never shut up. Back they come — Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles — with their self-appointed roles as public scolds, trying to sell the public the phony debt and deficit scam. And this time their new “plan” brings in less money which means more cuts.

The Fix-The-Debt Gang Is A Gaggle of Thieves

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One of the most grating parts about the Fix-The-Debt crowd is their sanctimoniousness — only *they* care about the country and only *they* know the truth and everyone else is an idiot and blind. The truth is this is a gang of phonies — led by the corporate hacks named Bowles and Simpson — who have an ideological hatred of anything that smells of a “social good” and mostly standout for the amount of riches they’ve siphoned off from various companies or investments they’ve tapped into. And here is hard evidence.

A Blow Job For Bowles (And His Sidekick)

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Let me start by immediately apologizing for using a sexual act in a headline and, particularly, in reference to an article written by a woman transcriber of press releases (formerly knows as “journalists”). Apology now behind me, I can go back to the point: Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson could not have paid enough money to get the kind of fellatio they were blessed with by Jackie Calmes of The New York Times, the paper, by the way, that is making it a habit of putrid reporting about the phony debt and deficit “crisis” — I suppose having been a cheerleader for the Iraq War, to devastating effect to the country’s bank account (not to mention devastating to the families of all the dead people killed because of the immoral war), The Times just feels obligated to find something else to trumpet…phony as it may be.

The Commission That Should go Away

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    Frankly, this is good news: WASHINGTON—The bipartisan commission examining how to cut the federal debt ended three days of closed-door meetings Thursday without a firm agreement among its 18 …