Meaningful Twits Oct 17 2011

Oh keep that Cain curve rising and give me a Joke! Perry joke. Bachman joke. Romney Green snake in green grass – snake with poison.  Oh the Koch Bros Minstrel show is among us.
More from Pew Study that finds harsh media coverage for Obama #politics #p2
TPMTalking Points Memo    by LiberalPhenom
CHART: Only 9% of Obama’s news coverage is positive, the lowest of any major candidate
Awesome Marine Takes On 30 Cops In Wallstreet Faceoff 2011 A major document. Watch him. Truth.
Markos Moulitsas
markosMarkos Moulitsas
Look at that Perry trendline…
to @EricCantor Pass the AJA and put 2mil Americans to work before it gets worse. In fact double it – put 4 million back to work.
about Epicurus
What blessings that book creates for its readers and what peace, tranquility, and freedom it engenders in them, liberating them as it does from terrors and apparitions and portents, from vain hopes and extravagant cravings, developing in them intelligence and truth, and truly purifying their understanding, not with torches and squills and that sort of foolery, but with straight thinking, truthfulness and frankness.    adapted from Lucian

JohnWDeanJohn Dean                                                                    Cloud computing strikes me (a tech-lite) as scary for the reasons outlined in this rpt: Technology Review via #FYI


houseofthuanThuan Nguyen                                                                      Herman Cain 2012! A pizza in every oven!

TheEconomistThe Economist
When policy error results in low demand, it’s as likely that the error will be compounded as it is to be rectified
ezrakleinEzra Klein
The wonkiest signs from Occupy Wall Street

FareedZakariaFareed Zakaria
While 70% of people in the developing world now have mobile phones, only one in four have bank accounts. #food.
FareedZakariaFareed Zakaria
More than 1 billion people around the world are employed in agriculture. Of those, 60% are small-scale workers. #food.

BryllarsJBryllars                                                                             Nothing taxes like the centralized computerized distribution of food. Price of Peanuts doubled last week. @FareedZakaria
FareedZakariaFareed Zakaria
Your daily peanut butter and jelly sandwich is going to cost a lot more – peanut prices have doubled this year. #food.
FareedZakariaFareed Zakaria
The world’s population will rise to 9 billion by 2050. We’ll need to produce 70% more food to meet increased demand.…
[But I doubt if we will – Bryllars]

Email from @MicheleBachmann (“‘privileged and confidential”!): “Donald Trump and I want to call you tonight.”


Michael Hiltzik: “What the New Deal Accomplished”       


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