Tag Archives: the New Yorker

Is Justice Blind? Hardly!

Right-wing wacko happens to be the wife of a Supreme Court Justice. You know which judge, the only one in favor of Trump hiding all his records. Her groups sometime come before the court, but does Justice Thomas recuse himself? … Continue reading

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Who Can Blame Them?

Nation’s Criminals Ask for F.B.I. Investigation Kavanaugh Just Got By Andy Borowitz/ The New Yorker/ October 5, 2018 Photograph by Chip Somodevilla / Getty WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In the latest controversy to envelop the Supreme Court nominee, criminals across the … Continue reading

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40 Years of Economic Stagnation

FOUR LOST DECADES: WHY AMERICAN POLITICS IS ALL MESSED UP By John Cassidy/ The New Yorker/ September 17, 2012 Political update: the annual showdown over the federal budget and associated topics is about to begin. Over the weekend, President Obama … Continue reading

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Chutzpah Squared (Satire)

A LETTER FROM A.I.G. By Andy Borowitz/ The New Yorker/ January 8, 2013 NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report) – Today, American International Group (A.I.G.) issued the following letter to American taxpayers.Dear American Taxpayers:In 2008, you paid for a bailout of A.I.G. … Continue reading

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Bin Laden Death Suspicious?

There is an interesting syndicated column passing through the conspiracy blogs. “Fabricating Evidence Where There Is None,” by Paul Craig Roberts. In his column, Roberts expresses skepticism of the recent New Yorker article by Nicholas Schmidle (“planted…by unidentified sources”) detailing the capture of … Continue reading

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