PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
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Spaghetti tacos, Blackwater, and the plutocrats

"The perfect storm: An unprecedented concentration of income and wealth at the top; a record amount of secret money flooding our democracy; and a public becoming increasingly angry and cynical about a government that's raising its taxes, reducing its services, and unable to get it back to work. We're losing our democracy to a different system. It's called plutocracy." (More here.)

THURSDAY NEWS:
* Ugh. Prosecution against Blackwater shootings in Iraq are failing.
* Meanwhile, in Afghanistan...
* France flips out over pension reform and other economic issues.
* Thomas Friedman says it's time for Israel to step up.
* "Why won't police in D.C. name the crews involved in recent Petworth shootings?"
* It's a bad time to be a Democrat.
* "What should you do if you're attacked by a mountain goat?"
* Ooh. Archaeologists find a 5100-year-old door in Zurich.
* The story behind Disney's The Black Cauldron.
* Examining the spaghetti taco.

Tags: 2010, easy sell, food, movies, news, quotes, tv, welcome to america
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