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Jig Zone Puzzle:
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The race is shaping up with unusual speed, considering that Mr. Kerry has not yet vacated the seat, and Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts has yet to set a date for a special election.
But several big guns in the Democratic Party began on Friday to line up behind Mr. Markey, who declared his candidacy on Thursday in a race that was expected to be crowded with high-profile possibilities.
They need to hit the ground running, because defeating Scott "Bought Bagger" Brown is imperative.
From MSNBC: Ezra Klein interviewed Jeff Merkley (D-OR) regarding filibuster reform.
Alexander Hamilton was certainly prophetic. Call your Senators and tell them the McConjob/Levin plan is not enough. Tell them you want Jeff Merkley’s plan as a bare minimum.
From Tucson Sentinel: Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has chimed in with an idea to prevent school shootings like the recent attack on an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.
The controversial sheriff, who’s raised his national profile by aggressively enforcing immigration laws and embracing tough-on-prisoners measures like chain gangs, wants to organize groups of armed volunteers to patrol the perimeters of schools in his county, which includes the city of Phoenix, the Associated Press reported.
"No cost to taxpayers, they furnish their own equipment, they do not receive any salary," Arpaio explained in an interview with KTVK-TV on Thursday, Fox News reported [Faux Noise delinked].
Crazy Joe has done Jan Brewer, the Arizona death angel, proud. Surrounding schools with armed gangs of George Zimmerman clones is a completely Republican solution. Therefor it’s no surprise that the Republican Ministry of propaganda got right behind it.