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China Daily… China is now throwing the crackdown against Occupy in America’s face.
Reuters… Is this going to be a trend in Silicon Valley, a sort of dot com bust 2.0?
The Big Picture
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
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D – 98 and counting.
As the clever hopes expire Of a low dishonest decade. –W.H. Auden, September 1, 1939
Montreal. Awesome of characters in a Montreal demo. Be sure to scroll! AnarchoPanda to Flik: “I’ll wait for you with a not bad stash and a pint of stout, and .” news reader Geneviève Asselin on negotiation halt: “Coming up, ”
“. Police are less present, calmer, and more polite in these demonstrations against the Loi Speciale (78) which bring the average Joe and Jane out with their pots and pans. For the first time, police officers have treated him with respect, saying “please” and “thank you” while giving their orders. Before, it was insolence and a nightstick.” Safety in numbers. “The arrest and $634 fine haven’t dampened his resolve, Denis said. ‘My son… said so the next night I was out.'”
“[T]he student groups sent two letters, but never received a formal response.” HEC’s Lemelin: ‘The parties have established their differences at the level of principles. And .’ Add into the mix that the disparate student groups don’t behave like traditional bargaining units – where the leadership actually leads – and you had a recipe for trouble, Lemelin added.
Charest: “But they’re in the process of hurting Quebeckers and the people from whom they’re seeking support. I think they have to examine their consciences when it comes to their acts.” As if the students and casserolistes [?] were not Quebeckers! Charest: “These people [!!] have and I expect them to assume it totally.” Well, that would make the movement sovereign. Eh? Charest: “There will always be subjects on which we don’t agree. But .” If only Charest could live by his commitment to Ghandian non-violence! “As a teacher, I can’t tolerate this. There is no sense in it.”
MA. “ are planning to protest at the Massachusetts Democratic Convention in Springfield, Mass., on Saturday.” Funding? “Warren, for Socrates’ sake, .” Well, let Liz be Liz, then! Who’s running this campaign? Ilya Sheyman’s brain trust?
VA. “Southwest VA’s economy will become as stagnant as coal itself unless new jobs are created in the area, jobs that range across a wide spectrum of the economy so that will never happen again.” “Former to VA and says that if he seeks public office again, it will be as a Republican.” Davis was “the to endorse the presidential candidacy of Sen. Barack Obama.” Ha.
WI. Viruses in Non-Disinfected Drinking Water from Municipal Wells and Community . Rs deregulated drinking water; . “ to visit Minneapolis and Chicago without ever stopping.” “While why President Obama did not find the collective bargaining issue one that needed a larger voice–namely his–and why Air Force One was not fueled and ready to head to Madison.” Because he’s just not that into you. “[Walker] has – among union voters. “[M]any have observed that the Walker attack ad featuring the [dead] two-year-old child is of winning. ”
Grand Bargain™-brand cat food. Obama to donors in Minneapolis: “I believe that if we’re successful in this election – when we’re successful in this election – that , because there’s a tradition in the Republican Party of more common sense than that. My hope and my expectation is that after the election … we can start getting some cooperation again … now that it turns out the goal of beating Obama doesn’t make much sense because I’m not running again. … [P]eople will accept a balanced plan for deficit reduction.” Like a “balanced” diet of Whiskas?
Inside Baseball. Immanual Wallerstein: “The fluctuations in everything are large and rapid. This applies as well to social protest. This is what we are seeing as constantly shifts.” Austerity: “Why on earth should be hailed as good news is beyond me.” Horton: “Only one man has plainly benefited from the Edwards prosecution: , who used the case to launch his political career. ” Wolf: “ these days, owing to the tremendous potential downside.” Gingrich: “I was that your opponents have every right to try to clutter your message.” “Person in the street” piece: “Some insisted they were not political. But as they began talking, and had strong views.” Surprise, the interviewees don’t fit into d/R boxes. Matthew Dowd R: “So in this extremely tight election environment, [independent] voters are . They’re looking for moments that give them an indication of what the right choice is.” NYT point: “The United States has repeatedly used another country’s infrastructure.” RT counterpoint: “[T]he to cyber attacks on its infrastructure. ”
Jawbs. Atlantic: If you happened to hear , chances are it was the collective sound of the financial world reading this month’s jobs report. New York magazine: (!) Former White House official: Yglesias (!): “[I]t’s important to remember that this is a human tragedy.” Normally I distrust word clouds. . Romney: Salmon: “Obama is bizarrely reluctant to talk about .” Actually, not “anything”; one thing: “” (). So, can you blame him? Obama: “As we learned in today’s jobs report, .” You learned TODAY?! “Just like at this time last year, our economy is still facing some serious headwinds.” (Hate trope. It speaks to people who take airplanes a lot, one: Like our policy making elites. Two, comparing the economy to an airplane is as stupid and reductive as comparing government to a household.) Obama — in shocker — blames somebody else. “Right now, a bill to prevent more layoffs.” Oh, . ( chime in.) Guardian: “You can’t if the car’s still in the ditch.”
Romney. Charts: “ this race from the very beginning.” says Obama friends and family benefitted from Solyndra, which they did, but the IG didn’t say that. Margaret Carlson: “ from which to deviate.” Also, too, . Romney chief strategist: “It is like when they start coming out of the air vents. It is time to go the full flame throwers.”
Obama. “: I love you, Obama. AUDIENCE: Aww –” Scripted? The Big Dog on the trail: “Times are tough, and you’ve got to get up every day… and you start the day, you look in the mirror and you say, And when people are uncertain and afraid it’s easy to get them confused and divided.” Geraldo on Obama’s ‘”kill list”: “I the moral high ground.” No doubt. “Obama Friend Whitaker of Bribe.” Teebee ad, on R economics: “It . It won’t work now.” ObamaCare: “[A] planning memo, including a reminder that it’s important ‘to that the court will uphold the law,’ was discussed at a May 29 meeting … attended by officials from the White House.”
* 98 days ’til the Democratic National Convention feasts on North Carolina barbecue on the floor of the Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC. 98 problems…
A la prochaine fois!
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