We have made it to another weekend, and I hope that you are enjoying yours. I’m current with replies. Tomorrow is a holy day in the Church of the Ellipsoid Orb. My Broncos are meditating with the Chargers is the afternoon, so I shall strive to finish in the morning.
Jig Zone Puzzle:
Today’s took me 3:28 (average 4:29). To do it, click here. How did you do?
From MoveOn: This 83 Seconds Is To Remind President Obama What We Just Voted For
Tell your Senators and Reps why they are in office, too!
In May of 2011, Rep. Robin Vos, the ALEC State Chair in Wisconsin and head of the powerful Joint Finance Committee, rolled a provision into the 2011-2012 budget bill resembling ALEC model legislation and that legalized auto title loans. Democrats voted against the provision, but it ultimately passed the Republican-led Finance Committee and state legislature.
Officials with Georgia-based title loan company LoanMax then gave over $24,000 in campaign contributions to Republican Assembly candidates, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel’s Dan Bice reported this week.
I have no doubt that Scott Walker, Fartfuhrer of Fitzwalkerstan, heartily approved.
From TPM: Several prominent election lawyers on a panel here Friday predicted that the Supreme Court would ultimately strike down a part of the Voting Rights Act that requires states with a history of racial discrimination to have their election laws precleared [sic] by federal authorities.
If correct, and I think they are, the reason will be that the fascist five are working hard to help Republicans steal elections, by disenfranchising legitimate voters.