Dot-Com Conflict-of-Interest Poster Girl Mary Meeker Warns America: Think of the Children and Cut Social Security!

By: Wednesday March 16, 2011 8:18 am

This is great. Mary Meeker has a report out called USA Inc, telling us all why Social Security benefits should be cut for the good of America.  ”By 2037, cumulative deficits from Social Security could add another $11.6 trillion to the public debt,” warns the cautious and prudent-sounding Meeker.

I’ll leave it to the wonks to rip apart her latest bag o’ bullshit and her hallmark brand of fact-stuffing, but in case anyone has forgotten about the role Meeker played in  the dot-com boom, let me remind you.

Glenn Greenwald and Eliot Spitzer on the Gaza Flotilla

By: Wednesday June 2, 2010 7:39 am

You don’t often get a piece of cable TV this good, so it’s worth transcribing and posting in its entirety. Yesterday, two Netanyahu propagandists appeared on MSNBC prior to Glenn Greenwald, painting a picture of the flotilla raid that was so grossly distorted it was unrecognizable as the incident that is being rightfully condemned around [...]