Most Interesting Thing You've Read This Past Week

Howdy! Welcome to the our weekly open thread on interesting reads! This is where to post links to those great things that made you say "Ah!" when you read them, so the rest of us can read them too!

So what is the most interesting thing you've read in the past week?

It can be anything - a book, a news article, a blog post, a recipe, a cartoon, anything goes...

And please - if there's a link, link it; if it's a recipe post it. :D

 

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i have a few this week...

poligirl's picture

this was an excellent article by Bill Moyers on the drone program:

America's Outrageous Imperial Drone Warfare

then this awesome smackdown of evangelicals by another Christian was a great read:

What If Jesus Meant All That Stuff?

and finally, an amusing look at part of the Senate's problems:

Dear John McCain: Ted Cruz isn’t what’s wrong with the Senate, you are

 

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David Sirota and Yves Smith had good ones

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DC’s quest to silence Elizabeth Warren

That is how the media portrays what a Senator, specifically a strong female Democratic Senator, is supposed to act like. It's BS. Elizabeth warren has some ways to go before we know how effective she will be h/t Yves Smith.

Elizabeth Warren Makes Promising Start in Senate Banking Committee Hearing

However, I was glad to see this:

 

Invoked the first positive feelings I have had a in a long while as far as the Senate is concerned.

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