Daily Archives: October 8, 2011

99% Funny

See you in the morning.

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That didn’t work out so well

NBC Washington: Protesters Force Closing of Air and Space Museum For most of this week, the growing crowds of the “Occupy D.C.” movement have carried out their demonstrations peacefully. But matters threatened to spin out of control on Saturday afternoon … Continue reading

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Important legal question

Okay, maybe it wasn’t so important. This is an open thread.

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Joseph Cannon raises a good point: Naming names: Dare we bring up the age-old question of nomenclature? I don’t like “Occupy Wall Street.” It’s unwieldy. Worse, it doesn’t offer up a sharp and zingy identifier for the occupiers. I mean, … Continue reading

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No astroturf here, nosireebob!

Swampthing: Why the Washington Establishment is Heeding Occupy Wall Street The running critique of the Occupy Wall Street protests is that they have too many bongo drums and not enough message coherence. But that hasn’t stopped Washington’s elite–Federal Reserve Chairman … Continue reading

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Al Davis 1929-2011

SFGate: Al Davis, whose iron-fisted reign over the Raiders for practically their entire existence led to three Super Bowl titles and made the silver-and-black franchise a symbol of renegade toughness, died Saturday. He was 82. Brilliant, enigmatic and unapologetically independent, … Continue reading

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Down with evil corporations!!!

The problem isn’t corporations per se, it’s the lack of regulation. Lots of those shares of stock are owned by 401(k)’s and public pension plans. Of course if you want to do something about regulation you need to go to … Continue reading

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