Purdue Pharma is being sued by the state of Massachusetts for pushing opioids and then the "cure" for an overdose. It's reminiscent of the patent medicine scandal of an earlier Gilded Age.
Cue the right-wing outrage over this Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher in 10...9...8... for the way he ended his New Rules segment while talking about the dangers of record income disparity in the United States:
Hmm, might that old line about "given the choice between a real Republican and a fake one, voters will pick the real ones every time" apply here? This presidential race shouldn't be this tight -- and it wouldn't, if the Obama administration and
Pictured: American children enjoying Gilded Age, ca. 1900. Professional wingnut revisionist historian Jonah Goldberg was very upset that President Obama called the GOP budget -- which pays for tax cuts for rich people by cutting services for poor