Here's some disturbing news about the state of the economy: most of today's unemployed aren't eligible for unemployment insurance anymore. And before anybody opens a can of libertarian dreck, here's a reality check: there are four unemployed Americans for every one new job.
OCCUPATIONS. Here's Bill Moyers on the Occupy movement.
THE NEWEST GENERATION GAP is economic.
THAT "WAR ON COAL," assuming it exists, isn't going too well, hissy fits of the industry and its lackeys to the contrary.
URGENT SPERM WHALE UPDATE here.
GOAT ROPE ADVISORY LEVEL: ELEVATED