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And no, I am not making this up. It just comes with a cutesy name typical of DCSpeak - "Congressional Unmanned systems caucus".

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Vintage Alan Grayson, when P.J.O'Rourke shows the typical punditocracy attitude towards OWS and mocks him as their spokesman.

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Gem of a message connecting #OccupyWallStreet and the #Climate Movement.

http://www.350.org/...

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Classy.  Cenk really sticks it to the condescending, sneering, elitist  mockupier Erin Burnett.

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What do I say?  Just a comic relief after the terrorist attack before we move into the next insanity courtesy the ruling class in D.C.

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This from Naomi klein's excellent book "Shock Doctrine: the rise of disaster capitalism".

h/t to Dave Johnson at Campaign for America's Future  , for the text from Klein's book (so I didn't have to type :-))
http://ourfuture.org/...

(Note : he blogs here as davej and has posted quite a few excellent diaries)

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The rating agencies S&P and Moody's have been threatening to downgrade US government bond ratings because of "runaway" debt , at least since 2010. And they issued threats again last week amid the ongoing debt ceiling drama.

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In which Ezra Klein suggests a "kinder,gentler" version of media darling Paul Ryan's Medicare killing plan.....

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This in response to Duncan's dishonest ,  concern-trolling ("Oh, I feel your pain") trash of a letter he wrote during the National Teacher Depreciation Appreciation week.

h/t Diane Ravitch

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This is priceless . Way to go, Teacher Sabrina.

It is National Teacher Appreciation Week.And Arne Duncan, the "education" secretary pens an open letter to the teachers , full of platitudes. Considering the wide gap between his rhetoric and actions (enough to drive a truck through), no surprise it came off as dishonest , to say the least. And Teacher Sabrina pens an open letter in reply.

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Fri Apr 08, 2011 at 10:05 PM PDT

If Paul Ryan were a car mechanic....

by Funkygal

This is priceless, perfectly capturing (Ayn) Randian devotee, plutocrat and media darling - the "telegenic" Paul Ryan's worldview and the Villagers' fascination with him. h/t :  Corrente

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Yes, that Michelle Rhee. You know, the diva of education deform movement and media darling.  

H/t Valerie Strauss at WaPo.

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