Daily Archives: October 27, 2011

Exempt

The Congressional Super Committee seems to be at an impasse. Instead of no cuts, a failure by this group will instead lead to a set of predetermined spending cuts. Now, the White House is using this process as part of … Continue reading

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I got the game on open thread

World Series Game Six – Rangers lead the series 3-2 Y’all keep it down in here.

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Eyewitness Oakland

Glenn Beck and the FOX News Orchestra: Violence came in waves. Many demonstrators peace-saluted police and called through bullhorns: “This is a peaceful protest! This is a civilian movement!” But from the moment I arrived in Oakland at 10:15 p.m., … Continue reading

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Where the money is

Despite ‘ban,’ fat-cat lobbyists bankroll Obama President Obama doesn’t take campaign contributions from lobbyists — unless you count the owners and CEOs of lobbying firms, corporate vice presidents for government relations, or managing directors for public policy. “We don’t accept … Continue reading

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Preemptive strike

WaPo: Marco Rubio on national ticket could be risky bet for Republican Party Republicans who are eager to repair the party’s battered image among Hispanic voters and unseat President Obama next year have long promoted a single-barrel solution to their … Continue reading

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He’s not a protester, he’s a bum! Part II

I thought this deserved separate attention. NY Post: Organizers took other steps to police the squatters, who they said were lured in from other parks with the promise of free meals. A team of 10 security volunteers moved in to … Continue reading

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He’s not a protester, he’s a bum!

Occupy Wall Street kitchen staff protesting fixing food for freeloaders The Occupy Wall Street volunteer kitchen staff launched a “counter” revolution yesterday — because they’re angry about working 18-hour days to provide food for “professional homeless” people and ex-cons masquerading … Continue reading

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