AOC asks bankers if more of them should have gone to jail after financial crisis

Yeah, for whatever reason, they didn’t really think so. The Hill: In a House Financial Services Committee hearing meant to assess preparedness since the crisis, [Alexandria] Ocasio-Cortez expressed “concerns about how much things have really changed” since the recession. She noted fines and penalties in the interim, such as Bank of America’s $16.5 billion settlement…

GOP candidate for NC-9 seat tries to Photoshop AOC, fails hilariously

Okay, so a bunch of candidates are stepping up to fill Mark Harris’ shady shoes in the North Carolina District 9 take-two election, and one, Matthew Ridenhour, is attempting to make his mark on social media. In a Facebook post on Friday, Ridenhour sent out a retouched photo of Democrat Dan McCready taking a selfie with…

GOP congressman says Green New Deal is 'tantamount to genocide'

Put this beside “Obamacare is … the worst thing that has happened in this nation since slavery” in the Big Book of Stupid Republican Quotes. (The collection of non-crazy Republican quotes is a Little Golden Book for children … or the intellectual equivalent thereof.) Axios: Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) said the ideas behind the progressive policy…

AOC: Trump is 'such a small, mediocre person'

Hoo-boy. Cue the McRib sauce spittle and/or barking-mad tweetering. In a recent interview with The New Yorker, the GOP’s bête noire du jour, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, called out Donald Trump in a big way. Boom! Ocasio-Cortez says that she has tried to keep her focus partly by avoiding watching Trump on television: “He relies and thrives on…

Roseanne unleashes insane attack on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Roseanne Barr’s downward death spiral continues unabated. Not content to simply lose her show and her mind, she’s now vacuuming away every last scrap of dignity from her blotchy couch cushions. The latest? She’s decided to take on the Zen master of social media, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. In a recent YouTube video — amidst a trenchant…

AOC just keeps deflecting bullets — this time they went after her boyfriend

You don’t tug on Superman’s cape, you don’t bring a knife to a gunfight, you don’t ask Donald Trump a question whose answer requires linear thought, and you don’t challenge Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez via social media. These fools never learn. The latest? The same folks who conveniently ignore the fact that Jared Kushner (who will totally…

MA-Sen: Ed Markey (D) Teams Up With AOC To Introduce Green New Deal Legislation

Sorry I’ve been out of it. Been pretty busy. Here’s some good news today: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) are reportedly planning to unveil legislation for a Green New Deal in the coming days. Markey's office confirmed to The Hill that the senator was working with the freshman New York representative on a plan, adding…

ROTFLMAO. Matt Gaetz Aspires to Be “The Conservative AOC.” Twitter Larfs.

drumpf lick-spittle, professional impaired driver and Russian bot wrangler Matt Gaetz, like many in the GOP, has a love to hate relationship with the Democratic Representative for New York’s 14th district, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and, apparently just wants to be just like her when he grows up…. just minus the progressive policies and infectious personality. The linked article explores the infatuations various…

AOC's 70 percent tax rate for millionaires more popular than GOP tax scam

Why did it take this long to have a substantive discussion about our country’s (notoriously poorly understood) marginal tax rates? And why did it take a 29-year-old political neophyte to shatter the Overton window when it comes to our plutocrat-friendly tax system? Something’s happening, folks, and it’s seismic. The political terra firma on this issue…

Kathy Griffin has the best response to Ocasio-Cortez DanceGate

If you want the background on this, take a look-see at Jessica Sutherland’s diary from earlier today. Long story short, some anonymous idiot on Twitter thought he’d shame “commie” (actually Democratic Socialist — think Sweden/Norway/Denmark, not the gulag) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez because she was once filmed dancing with unbridled joie de vivre on a rooftop while in…