Tag Archives: Occupy Wall Street

The Constitutional Argument for #OWS

Jack Balkin says that “Occupy Wall Street is pretty easily characterized as a constitutional movement, seeking to take back the Constitution from ‘the malefactors of great wealth …” and shows how “the Guarantee Clause of Article IV” providing that “the … Continue reading

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The Fun’s in the Fight

My support for #OWS is currently limited by family obligations to donations and cheering folks on, so here’s the parting words of the late, great Molly Ivins’ essay The Fun’s in the Fight for Mother Jones (May/June 1993): So keep … Continue reading

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Start Making Sense

If anyone tells you they don’t understand the anger at Wall Street, point them in the direction of Josh Brown at  The Reformed Broker. Here’s a taste of Josh Brown’s thinking, excerpted from an interview with American Public Media: In … Continue reading

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Why #OWS: Four Reasons from DC Douglas

Anything that features Elizabeth Warren talking good sense to the American people gets space at noodleepoodlee. Here’s Why #OccupyWallStreet: Four Reasons from DC Douglas. In addition to Elizabeth Warren, there’s great drumming and a bit of prophecy from Senator Byron … Continue reading

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One Smartarse Comment I Found on the Internet

Photo: AP/Josh Reynolds, via Dependable Renegade. Amen, brother. Amen. Shortlink: http://wp.me/p1tGZT-14N

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The Autumn of Our Discontent?

I wrote and posted Don’t Piss on My Head and Tell Me that It’s Raining – An Anti-Ode to Trickle Down Economics in May, but I’m reposting it in solidarity with the folks waking up to Occupy America. Here are … Continue reading

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