Tag Archives: Labor Day

Casinos to laid-off workers: Happy Labor Day!


I was telling Swamp Rabbit about my Labor Day Weekend trip to Atlantic City, where three casinos are closing and more than 5,700 casino workers are being laid off over the next two weeks. “Closed” stickers were slapped onto the … Continue reading

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Labor Day message from Albert Einstein


Think of the millions of jobs eliminated or off-shored over the past few decades. Consider the extent to which this is the result of alliances between our increasingly corrupt political establishment and the corporate elite. Look at the way politicians, … Continue reading

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Headless bodies and hapless Democrats


Think GOP’s morons can’t win midterms? Think again Keith Olbermann knows Republican candidates are funny. He airs clips of their boneheaded declarations so that we who lean left can laugh, in an incredulous way, at how grotesque the right wing … Continue reading

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Ten signs you’ve slipped into the underclass


Here’s how to tell you’ve hit bottom Make a list that traces your downward mobility. This is the opposite of what you’d do if you were reading “Six signs that you’ve made it to the middle class,” a recent article … Continue reading

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