By lambert (Yves being on vacation).
Pravda. I thought that Bsns W article was mush.
NBC Chicago. Tim Pool.
Brad DeLong. Awww. Just when I was buying into the happy talk!
Gretchen Morgensen ( comments).
From the British Columbia government.
Brad Plumer for Ezra Klein™
East County Magazine (KH)
The Hill. Missed this one.
. [Harvard Square Theatre, February 16, 1979.]
And in Montreal band wars, I’ll see the good professor’s and raise him one .
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D – 110 and counting*
I got elected, Sweetscent, but the drats knocked me right out of office in a no-confidence recall thing they cooked up. Having to do with the Pact of Peace. They were right, of course; I shouldn’t have gotten involved in it. But who wants to make a deal with four-armed shiny bugs who can’t even talk, who have to go around carrying a translation box like an indoor potty?’ –Philip K. Dick, Now Wait for Last Year
These links are lighter than usual. Sorry! Tomorrow I’ll do much more extensive work on both Chicago and Montreal. For now, it’s quite late….
Occupy Montreal: Good, detailed, vivid blog of today’s march. Not getting a clear picture of what the march is achieving other than, well, occupying the streets. (Not “unfiltered” because the reporter’s sensibility is clear, but better than the official Gazette story.) Oakland: . Representatives of the Oakland Police Department, and the police union, declined our invitations to participate, as did the editors of Adbusters magazine.
NATO summit : “GREGORY: wow look at these crazy violent NATO protestors! Audience: ooh white people.” The summit actually opened: “The global leaders met ” (around, surely). Bernard Harcourt: . And a hearty thank you to President Obama, his BFF, Rahm Emmanuel, and D operatives and enablers everywhere for making it all possible! (DCBlogger). “In the age of camera phones, the message is too.” Miscellaneous (Bob).
CO (Swing state). .
FL (Swing State) “Most of is not organic or locally grown on its own farm.” Another revered institution #FAIL! (!)
OH (Swing state) .
NC (Swing state) – “The campaigns also seem to be behaving as though their internal polling is showing at least a very close race.”
WI (swing state) Journal-Sentinel endorses Walker (again): “It’s and get back to the business of the state. We’ve had our differences with the governor, but he deserves a chance to complete his term. We recommended him in 2010. We see no reason to change that recommendation.”
Inside Baseball HCR in classic NYRB letters exchange. Martha Angell: “So the mandate that requires uninsured people to buy private insurance, which is at the heart of the Supreme Court challenge, .” So (to my mind) it really is the mandate — forcing citizens to purchase a defective product, private health insurance — that’s the goal. Not the care. Think of the possibilities! How the Senate “, and the accountability of public debate. Picking in Tampa. Whenever you read “delicate balancing act,” stop and do something else. The phrase is a tell for insiderese. (And if you’re attending the RNC, check the FL listening above). The issue nobody mentions: No, but I bet a man on a white horse could!
Ron Paul MN GOP convention: “They took over, basically. .”
Romney Romney’s new ad introducing himself: ! Gary Wills: “Everyone has noticed by now , a kind of half-stifled barking.” (I’m trying to remember what Obama’s laugh sounds like. But I can’t.) Bain gives than it does to Republicans.
Obama is the . (Leading one to ask the obvious question…) Of course, Axelrod used ____ for a fundraising pitch (____, in this case, being ).
Feeding frenzies. None.
* 110 days ’til the Democratic National Convention ends with bottomless steins in a giant beer garden specially constructed by Walt Disney and the Department of Homeland Security in a public/private partnership on the floor of Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC. The Sears Tower in Chicago has 110 stories.
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