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Brigid

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Gender: Female
Hometown: MO
Home country: USA
Current location: Indianapolis, IN
Member since: Sat Apr 8, 2006, 02:12 AM
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Important show on H2 @ 10 pm Saturday:

On "America's Book of Secrets": The issue of America's prison industrial complex and the country's high incarceration rate.

So Chimpo is hosting wounded warriors at his Crawford ranch, is he?

Sitting here in a nice little hamburger place I go to occasionally, and who shows up on the TV screen (CNN) but The Chimp! It's something about hosting some kind of biking event for veterans, especially those suffering from PTSD. Seems to me it's the least he could do -- it's his fault!

Here's more:

http://thelead.blogs.cnn.com/2014/05/01/biking-with-bush-former-president-opens-up-about-veterans-jeb-2016/

Income Inequality and Non-Profits:

How income inequality is straining the limited resources of non-profit organizations in these tough times. Interesting piece by David Hoppe, a blooger at NUVO, an alternative weekly here in Indy.

http://www.nuvo.net/blogs/hoppe

Watching "Blood Diamond."

Not even 20 minutes into it, and Holy Crap!!

Cutest pet adoption ad ever!



So I just went to Barnes & Noble and . . .

Got Elizabeth Warren's new book and Thomas Piketty's new book too. Quite a haul.

Report: Slow Productivity Growth Could Hamper Economy

http://americasmarkets.usatoday.com/2014/04/23/report-slow-productivity-growth-could-hamper-economy/

The article says that aging Baby Boomers and lower investment in tech are responsible, but I dunno -- for years I've been hearing that American workers have been the most productive in the world, but without corresponding wage growth. Maybe it's just that something had to give at some point?

I think I love Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)!

Still one of the most startling moments I've ever seen out of Congress:

Ladies and gentlemen, the late Right Honourable Tony Benn.

A Brief History of the USA

Still the funniest Michael Moore sequence ever:

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