Monday, October 17, 2011

Fwd: Things to Know - 17October

1.  I was advised that something I sent out yesterday referenced a previous link.  Here is the correct Eugene Robinson report on Herman Cain:

2.  Continuing on with the Hermanator, here is an Associated Press story that might suggest that he is covertly employed as a shill for destructive purposes by the Koch Brothers.  The Gee Opie Telenovela:

3.  This is a link to a video interview between Don Imus and Matt Taibbi -subject; the occupiers of Wall Street:

4.  The title of this link is "Republican Hicks and Holy Rollers".  Is that a teaser enough to get you to read this?:

5.  Robert Reich on the pitfall of pulling the plug on long-term health insurance coverage

6.  The NY TImes comes out in favor of the cause that Elizabeth Warren is fighting for:

7.  Paul Krugman writes about how the poor folks on Wall Street are starting to complain about being picked on:

8.  Big Time Football is Big Money.  We all know that.  However, just as the money has crept into our political elections and elected representatives, it has managed to corrupt the sport.   When you get to Division One college sports, it really is sad.  Of course, not all levels of the NCAA are messed up.  I enjoy watching a good Division Three college game, like Pomona.  The phrase heard around campus is --- " there are places where they have student athletes......... at Pomona, we have students".  The games and their intensity are just fine with me:,0,1950122,print.story

Juan Matute

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