Daily Archive: 11/17/2015

Nov 17 2015

The Daily Late Nightly Show (Parables)

Parables are stories intended to make a point, like the fables by Aesop. My activist brother hadn’t heard either one of these and, since he went to the same schools I did, this made me very sad about the state of education in this country. The Fox and The Grapes So a really hungry fox …

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Nov 17 2015

More Bulletins from Einstein Laboratories

This just in! “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.” France Already Expanded Surveillance Twice In The Past Year — Perhaps Expanding It Again Is Not The Answer? by Mike Masnick, Tech Dirt Tue, Nov 17th 2015 9:35am For all the ridiculous talk with politicians grandstanding and using the …

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Nov 17 2015

Deferred Prosecution

Maybe we’ll get a perp walk after all. U.S. Targets RBS, J.P. Morgan Executives in Criminal Probes By Aruna Viswanatha, Devlin Barrett, and Christopher M. Matthews, Wall Street Journal Nov. 17, 2015 1:57 p.m. ET Federal prosecutors are actively pursuing criminal cases against executives from Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC and J.P. Morgan Chase …

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Nov 17 2015

Punting the Pundits

“Punting the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Nov 17 2015

The Breakfast Club (Ils Ont Changé Ma Chanson)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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Nov 17 2015

Six In The Morning Tuesday November 17

Russia confirms plane which crashed over Sinai was bombed in ‘terror act’ Explosive traces have been found on the wreckage Adam Withnall @adamwithnall Russian security officials have confirmed that the plane which crashed over Sinai at the end of October was brought down by a bomb, after explosive traces were found on the wreckage. Improvised explosives …

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