Month: November 2011

Occupy Lulz – Boing Boing

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Via Scoop.it – Internet of the absurdTags: comedy, lol, LULZ, meme, occupy wall street, ows, photoshopVia boingboing.net

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If Clarence Thomas Was Not Justice Thomas He’d Likely be Behind Bars

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Via Scoop.it – Demand Transformation   Earl Ofari Hutchinson If Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was not Justice Thomas but an ordinary Thomas he’d be behind bars.   A cursory checklist of Thomas’s financial manipulations, abuse, and duplicity,…

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SpaceX 1 visionary + 3 launchers + 1,500 employees = ?

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the FutureAs advertised on the company’s Web site, a Falcon 9 launch costs an average of $57 million, which works out to less than $2,500 per pound to orbit.   That’s significantly less than…

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The Icelandic Model of Handling Debt Crises: Make the Banks Fail and the Creditors Pay

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Via Scoop.it – Demand Transformation Iceland’s reactions to its banking crisis offers lessons both for Greece and Occupy Wall Street protesters.   Iceland, in 2009, did what Greece would like to do now: it let its banks fail,…

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America Edges to Brink of Armed Police Drones – Miller-McCune

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationA county north of Houston made news in Europe at the end of October by taking delivery of a new “weaponizable” drone, a squat remote-controlled helicopter called a ShadowHawk that can fire Tasers or…

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Daily Kos: Confirmed: Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) coordinating Occupy raids

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationBut a little-known but influential private membership based organization has placed itself at the center of advising and coordinating the crackdown on the encampments. The Police Executive Research Forum, an international non-governmental organization with…

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