1. Pointier Hats
2. Misspelled Signage
3. A smattering of Racism
4. A few Threats of Insurrection
5. The occasional Deadly Weapon
6. A sense of Historical Perspective
If you have all these, then by God, you represent Democracy in Action. You are what's best about America! If you are peacefully assembled to make realistic demand, you're a bunch of drug-addled hippie bums. Everyone knows that.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
‘Scott Brown’ plagiarizes from ‘Elizabeth Dole’
A section of the Senate website for Scott Brown, the Republican senator from Massachusetts, was apparently copied word-for-word from a speech given by Elizabeth Dole
The passage, which appeared under a section called "A Message from Scott," used the same language, nearly verbatim, from a speech given by Dole, a former Republican senator from North Carolina, that was also printed in her book "Elizabeth Dole: Speaking From the Heart."Brown's camp blamed the similarity on a "technical error" because his staff used Dole's website as a template, according to the Boston Globe.
Hedge founder gets 11 years in insider trade probe
NEW YORK (AP) — A former billionaire described by the government as "the modern face of illegal insider trading" was sentenced Thursday to 11 years in prison, the longest insider trading sentence ever but far short of the two decades sought by prosecutors.