Tuesday, June 11, 2013

"Cheer Up, Donkey!" Follies

So these scandals (real and totally trumped up alike), and a general sense of foreboding at the likely results from uber-gerrymandering of the House for the foreseeable future have left me in my political sad place.

I need a pick-me-up.  You probably do, too.

Here are some things to cheer us up...

1. Hey, Booker's In.   That's some good news.  Not up on your Cory Booker?

Cory Booker, a Primer - 

  • He's Good at Explaining Democratic Beliefs.

  • Has Some Super-Hero Tendencies.

    • For Mandi -

In Summary:


2.  Elizabeth Warren Is Busily Kicking Butt and Taking Names for Average Americans.

  • On the Wide Disparity Between Increases in Worker Productivity and Minimum Wage Increases:


  • On Banks Not Being Prosecuted, While Individuals Are:


  • On Federal Regulators Protecting Banks Who Broke the Law in Foreclosures:


  • On Students Being Charged Nine Times the Interest Rates of Big Banks Because... They Are a Bigger Risk?

In Summary: 

She's made one tweet... and 368,122 followers later (in less than one day)...

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