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Allison and Robot Jamie (AKA Jamie on Skype) talk about the red light district, sex workers, populism, Elizabeth Warren, and crazy Steven Seagal.
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Hackers make Mark Ruffalo angry. You wouldn’t like him when he’s angry. Allison and Jamie’s Avengers adventure, North Carolina’s anti-gay marriage Amendment 1, NYPD’s serial crimes, AIPAC lapdogs, France’s new Socialist president, and the human effects of austerity.
Remember, kids: politics is weird. And creepy.
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Lisa Lampanelli (@LisaLampanelli) joins the show to discuss her controversial act, eating addiction, bullying, taking on the God Hates Fags people, and more. Firedoglake’s David Dayen (DDay) then chats about Elizabeth Warren’s replacement on the CFPB, the batshit crazy debt ceiling negotations, and how credit rating agencies are taking America hostage.
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A beautiful contrast (via Matt Yglesias)
Time cover circa 1999
Time cover for May 24, 2010
I’d say the mood of the country has significantly shifted, wouldn’t you agree? There should be a caption under this new photo that reads, “No, it’s fine. We’ll clean up your shit.”
The ladies featured on this new cover are (from left-to-right) TARP Overseer Elizabeth Warren, SEC Chief Mary Schapiro, and FDIC Chair Sheila Bair. They are — as the title suggests — the sheriffs charged with enforcing and regulating the Wild West landscape of the financial world.
Regulation — at least the idea of controlling the unruly practices of Wall Street — is increasingly popular these days. But the concept of reining in renegade corporate behemoths isn’t limited to derivatives trading.