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March 19, 2011

Morning Coffee (3/19/11)

Morning Coffee

Happy Saturday!

Tonight! Supermoon! Don't miss it!

Matt Yglesias's take on Libya echoes a lot of my own thoughts, which is reassuring because I'm sure he's better-informed than I am.

Saturday means that the latest edition of Slate's presidential Facebook feed is up.

Minnesota Republicans to Outlaw Poor People Having Money

Adorable in vitro kittens! Awww!

Dave Grohl is my new hero.

This is how they're making Wonder Woman "a serious, non-campy take"? Really? REALLY?

I am dismayed by the cruel reaction of grown adults to Rebecca Black, a child. Good takes on the issue here and here. (Caveat: Black's supposed Twitter account has since been debunked.)

A Boxcar Children prequel? Is that . . . necessary?

Posted by Kat at March 19, 2011 07:00 AM

I had to look up that MN bill - that sounds insane! But really, it's a prohibition against withdrawing more than $20 cash from Minnesota Family Investment Program funds a month - mostly because people have used the funds on cruises, in casinos & for booze & cigarettes - which fine, buy your own poison but not out of taxpayer funds. (I'm open to reconsidering that stance when someone underwrites my yarn purchases.)

OTOH, boy it sucks to be poor now. Really, really sucks. And unemployed, in a time of double digit unemployment.

Posted by: Carrie#K at March 21, 2011 11:10 PM
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