Mon, 6 October 2014
A third teacher has accidentally fired a gun in school. Greg Dworkin notes that Republicans not responsible for actually running anything are sowing panic over Ebola, but not Rick Perry. The Senate outlook remains mostly stable. Why the growing economy just doesn't feel like it's growing. Gideon sends us a comment discussing historian Gregordy Daddis' op-ed pondering the meaning and aims of modern American war fighting. In breaking news, word from the Supreme Court of the denial of review of the several state marriage equality cases. Wind energy seems like a winner for KS, right? But the Kochs don't make money from it, so, no. How about a little Noam Chomsky? "America hates its poor." And as David Purdue has to try to live down past remarks on outsourcing, we're reminded that being a CEO hasn't been about "job creation" in a very, very, very long time. Philadelphia moves to cancel teachers' contracts. Oh, and steal their pensions.