ALG's Daily Grind - Democrats all but eliminate filibuster, replace it with the law of the jungle

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Nov. 22, 2013

Democrats all but eliminate filibuster, replace it with the law of the jungle
If Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has any respect at all left for the institution of the Senate, he will shut that body down completely. Even the most mundane business in the Senate requires unanimous consent. Deny it, and then deny cloture.

Cartoon: Turkey duty
What if we left it up to government to deliver Thanksgiving?

Common Core-uption
Education Secretary Arne Duncan on opponents of Common Core education standards: ""white suburban moms who — all of a sudden — their child isn't as brilliant as they thought they were, and their school isn't quite as good as they thought they were."

Zerohedge.com: Deflation is crushing QE right now
"Investors are focused on the possible tapering of U.S. stimulus and starting to take some money off the table after a strong equities rally year-to-date. Less attention is being paid to the biggest source of risk at present: deflation in the developed world."