All Further Articles for 2011-10-26

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Scum Thy Name Is Quan
Scott Olsen, a member of Veterans for Peace and Marine Corps veteran of two tours in Iraq who was shot in the head by Oakland police is in critical condition with a skull fracture. Meanwhile, outrage against police and Mayor Jean Quan is growing. Her Facebook page here. Live coverage here. "I commend (Police) Chief Jordan for a generally peaceful resolution...His leadership was critical in the successful execution of this operation." Mayor Quan statement
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There Was A Time When A Man Was A Man, and A Horse Was A Horse, and Herman Cain Made Some of the Weirdest Damn Ads Ever
Another WTF ad, an old one, from Cain. It's called, "He Carried Yellow Flowers." It has men and horses and men on horses. Or something.
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Rich Still Get Richer, But, Improbably, Maybe Even More Than You Thought
For those who can still be shocked at these things: A study from the Congressional Budget Office has yet more astounding figures and charts on our exploding income inequality. The nut graf: The top 1% saw their income soar 275% ; the bottom 20% earned 18% more.
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Headline for the Ages: Former Goldman Sachs Director Surrenders to FBI
Rajat Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs director accused of insider trading, has surrendered to federal officials, making him the highest-ranking executive to be arrested in the probe . One down, many to go. Mr. Gupta "is currently in custody and being processed."
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