What a week. The Facebook rebellion continues in the Middle East as it now looks like Libyans are finally going to overthrow Moammar el-Gadhafi. Could Iran be far behind?
Here in America, the Wisconsin protests took a strange turn as Governor Scott Walker was punk’d by a blogger posing as billionaire David Koch into divulging his ulterior motives behind breaking the unions. Protesters still fill the state Capitol while the Governor sent state troopers out, once again unsuccessfully, to find some of the Wisconsin 14 who had reportedly snuck back in the state to get fresh clothes. Tomorrow, solidarity rallies will be held in state Capitols across the nation.
Congressional Republicans have been working overtime to cut spending on everything in sight including Public Broadcasting, Planned Parenthood, and of course, defunding health care in another game of chicken. The stakes? A shutdown of the Government by March 4th. And it’s 1995 all over again. How’d that work out then?
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- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Gets “Punked” by a Blogger Pretending to be David Koch (themoderatevoice.com)
- Wisconsin Governor Walker Punked by Fake Koch Call (news.firedoglake.com)
- Wisconsin police sent to search for Democratic senators – Reuters (news.google.com)