January 3, 2016 archive

Rant of the Week

New York Wants Fantasy Customers Repaid By JOE DRAPE, The New York Times JAN. 1, 2016 The New York State attorney general wants the two largest daily fantasy sports companies, FanDuel and DraftKings, to give back the hundreds of millions they have made in the state and pay a stiff penalty for running what he …

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The Year That Was and The Year To Come

What do they want this horde of slaves Of traitors and conspiratorial kings? For whom these vile chains These long-prepared irons? Frenchmen, for us, ah! What outrage What methods must be taken? It is us they dare plan To return to the old slavery! 2015 In Review by Ian Welsh 2016 January 1 On the …

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The Breakfast Club (Short Farewell Blues)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Six In The Morning Sunday January 3

US warns Saudi Arabia’s execution of prominent cleric risks inflaming sectarian tensions US state department says killing of Nimr al-Nimr, one of group of 47 people put to death by Saudi regime, raises concerns about unrest in the region Tracy McVeigh in London and Martin Chulov in Beirut Sunday 3 January 2016 06.25 GMT Saudi Arabia’s …

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Late Night Karaoke