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Gov. Jerry Brown reached deep into his little bag of oratory to speak out in defense of pal-Hillary against the darkening and expanding scandal with her privately diverted and destroyed State Department emails. He came up with CrazyPants. Hillary might be wishing he had just kept quiet.
From the L.A. Times. Jerry thinks the "controversy" (LA Time so polite) is:
almost like a vampire ... [and HRC needs to] find a stake and put it right through the heart."
UPDATE: GOOD MAGAZINE Has Video UP -- RAW has Leaked Video of #BLM-Boston Meeting with Hillary Clinton
I found this at RAW, where it was supposedly available August 15th.
Link to the RAW page. Video is broken up into 2 or 3 youtube segments.
I have not watched it yet but plan to shortly. Read more about UPDATE: GOOD MAGAZINE Has Video UP -- RAW has Leaked Video of #BLM-Boston Meeting with Hillary Clinton
As of 50 minutes ago, per Tweeting by BlackLivesMatterBOS this supposed video will be shown live on the Rachel Maddow Show tonight. I don't watch TV, nor do I follow or listen to Maddow. But hopefully whatever is being released will soon be available on YouTube. This is all a bit precious, staged and MSM-friendly for a video made by a supposedly in-your-face "organic" activist group. Read more about UPDATED - #BlackLivesMatter Video of "Conversation" with Hillary Clinton Vaporized?
I am putting the names in bold: Tom Nides and Robert Hormats.
The person expressing "angst" about Hormats and Nides influencing a possible Hillary Clinton presidency is a Neil Sroka, spokesman for "progressive advocacy group Democracy in America." [Where has Sroka been during President Wall Street Obama's reign?] Read more about Outing Hillary's Wall Street Lackeys: Tom Nides and Robert Hormats
Connecticut University Faculty Say "No" To Neo Liberal Crapification of Course Content and Online "Blended Ed"
In the State of Connecticut there is pushback by professors against the effort to gut education out of the State University System in favor of privately-designed online crap courses. Read more about Connecticut University Faculty Say "No" To Neo Liberal Crapification of Course Content and Online "Blended Ed"
NY Post. Bratton Escalates and/or Formalizes Militarization of NYPD to deal with "counter terrorism protection" and "advanced disorder control." There will be "vehicles equipped with machine guns." This unit will be "operational by summer" (how conveninent!) and will be housed in NYPD's very own Counterterrorism Bureau. I had not known that one existed. Read more about NYPD Hyper Militarization Escalates with Bratton's "SRG" for Advanced Disorder Control
Throngs of frat people dressed in Santa Claus costumes have the run of the roads (yes, where the cars drive) in New York City. Read more about Where's the Military Equipment to Deal with Santacon NYC 2014?
Even faker than the Economics Nobel Prize ginned up by a Swedish bank.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak ("Woz") told Bloomberg Business News that the garage was "something for us to feel was our home." Read more about Los Altos Garage as Birthplace of Apple is ... a Myth!
NYT. The Times profiles citizens who are realizing that the shiny "low" premiums they were PR'd to death to focus on by the Obama ACA PR Machine were meaningless, because high deductibles, narrow networks, out of pocket, cost sharing etc. Read more about Medicare Utopia Myth Still Prevalent among Waking Victims of ACA High Cost-Sharing
So millions upon millions more of hard earned wage-worker dollars are - Voila - funneled to Blackstone, Carlyle and Apollo, mammoth players of the
Gargantuan Wage-Looting Scheme private equity (formerly more accurately known as "asset stripping"). Read more about WTF CALPERS and Private Equity?!
NY Post. Since it began 2 years ago Citi-Bike, the privatized bike-sharing program given by Ex-Mayor-for-Life "Mike" Bloomberg to the Canadian Alta company, has racked up $4 Million (!) dollars in "late" fees.
Citi-Bike had early on proven itself to be an operational #FAIL in the classic manner of neo-liberal enterprise (We Deliver the Most Craptastic Services!) early on, with docks not working, bikes being broken or unavailable, etc. Read more about Citi Bike NYC (ALTA) Looting Customers Via "Late" Fees
Among so many other more substantive reasons. What is this, "I'm a Golf Homeboy"? Is he doing a video for MTV? This is the guy making a speech to Congress about why we're going to war with IS[IL][IS]?
USA Today. So now we learn there's a totally "normalized" process in existence that militarizes police departments across the country, including Ferguson's. It's a federal program Called 1033. Anyone ever heard of this before? I hadn't.
According to Michelle McCaskill, a media representative for the Defense Logistics Agency: Read more about Militarization of US Police Depts. (including Ferguson's) linked to Federal Program Called 1033