Daily Archives: October 17, 2011

Greta Garbo, They Ain’t

Presidential candidate John Kerry once said that he was not going to explain what he would do to fix Bush’s foreign policy errors because it would give away his secret plans. Voters pretty much laughed it off and voted for … Continue reading

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Max ’em out

Dismiss all charges or we will clog up courts, lawyers for Occupy Wall Street protesters say Next up for protesters: Occupy the Courts. Lawyers representing about 800 Occupy Wall Street protesters arrested in the past month demand that prosecutors drop … Continue reading

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Everything old is new again

(h/t Verum Serum)

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Ann Althouse re: Citizens United

Thisltethwaite continues: Here’s the point: If you are content to think that corporations are people and money is speech, as the Supreme Court decided in the by a vote of 5-4, in their Citizens United v Federal Election Commission decision, … Continue reading

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Signal Boost: Help #AmberCole

Lola has been waging a one-woman campaign on twitter to help 14 year old Amber. Here is Lola’s post on How You Can Help #AmberCole and Fight Child Pornography (I am disabling comments since this is simply a reminder post. Please … Continue reading

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These are the droids you’re looking for – or maybe not

David Axelrod: Herman Cain not a serious contender Despite the attention suddenly being heaped on the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO, Axelrod said Cain was not going to be a top-tier contender in the 2012 election. “I think, when you look … Continue reading

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Fast & Furious media coverage

We interrupt your OWSpectacle for some news coverage. Hillary is 44 makes a great point that we should not let the OWS distract us from the real scandals. So here’s an update on one of our favorite action-packed thrillers: Bob … Continue reading

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Wall Street Protesters Say They Increasingly Court Confrontation, Arrests Organizers of the anti-Wall Street protest acknowledged that after a month of demonstrations there is an increased willingness by members to confront the police during marches — even if it means … Continue reading

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“Demands are disempowering since they require someone else to respond”

White House Draws Closer To Occupy Wall Street, Says Obama Is Fighting For The Interests Of The 99% The White House continued its embrace of the Occupy Wall Street protests on Sunday, using the strongest terms yet to identify President … Continue reading

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