News Cycle Roundup: Par-Tay!
Good Wednesday morning Swordsmen. Today is tax day, and Americans are filing taxes. Also, there will be tea party marches around the countries protesting
Obama's election and implementing campaign promises taxation, bailouts, and other things. We'll see where it goes. On the ledger today: immigrants, tea parties, taxes, lions, dolphins, and charter schools. Otherwise, open thread.
Our next weapon against the pirates? Dolphins .
Ezra Klein: The rich pay most income taxes because they have most of the income. See, look at my chart .
Glenn Reynolds: Today is an exciting day!
Today American taxpayers in more than 300 locations in all 50 states will hold rallies -- dubbed "tea parties" -- to protest higher taxes and out-of-control government spending. There is no political party behind these rallies, no grand right-wing conspiracy, not even a 501(c) group like MoveOn.org.
Pew: Here's a profile of
illegal undocumented unauthorized(?) immigrants in the U.S. I actually kinda like unauthorized as a description. I think it hits a little closer to the status.
SciAm: For you hiker-types, what do you do when you see a mountain lion? Run or Stay Put ?
and a little parochialism--here is what we have to deal with up in Harlem with the ability to implement public charter schools. Very frustrating to see solutions that work so violently attacked.