Sunday, November 13, 2011

The Weekender 11/11/11 - 11/13/11

            Did you have any interest in the National Move Your Money Day a little while back? Are you still with a big, bailed out Wall Street bank and unsure where to go? Well luckily there is a new website to help you find the perfect place to turn to. Check it out here.

  1. Israel vs Iran: the regional blowback

The prospect of an Israeli military assault on Iran's nuclear assets is growing. The scale and impact of any attack would be far greater than most observers expect.

Read about it here

  1. How I Survived Bullying

“I have many stained images in my head because of what I went through in grade school. A lot of them I wish I could wipe clean, but it's not that easy. Instead, I've learned to embrace the fact that I have overcome these painful experiences and have become a better person because of it.”

Read the rest here

  1. K Street's Super Committee Splurge

“The bipartisan debt panel to nowhere is exactly where K Street lobbyists want it to be: hopelessly deadlocked. A November 23 deadline for agreement on $1.2 trillion in budget savings is looming, but no real reductions in the size, scope or spending of government are on the table. Instead, we are witnessing another obscene special-interest splurge to preserve the status quo. All in the name of "reform," of course.”

Read the rest here

  1. Occupy the Education System: Students, Teachers and Parents Find New Spirit and Challenge the Attack on Public Schools

In the past couple of weeks, Occupy Wall Street has spurred dedicated education activists into some of the most innovative and inspiring actions.

Read about it here

It has been a rather slow weekend unless you care about Rick Perry’s Gaff, that thing CBS called a debate, and all the mainstream media Sunday shows. Feeling particularly cynical and short – fused toward the Mainstream Media right now, I think I’ll wrap this up. Four articles to enjoy on a Sunday evening or Monday morning and I do hope you enjoy them.

See ya Wednesday!

-          Joshua Fisher

Twitter: @JAFThrasher

"Those that dream by night, in the dusty recesses of their mind, wake in the day to find that all was vanity, but the dreamers of the day, are dangerous men, for they may act out their dreams and make them real."

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