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MidWeek 26 October 2011

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Oakland Cops Open Fire With Shotgun Beanbags and Tear Gas again Peaceful Occupy Oakland Protesters.

'The Keystone XL pipeline doesn’t help.  This pipeline would move dirty oil from Canada to refineries in Texas and would set back our renewable energy efforts for at least two decades, much to our enemies’ delight.  It would ensure we maintain our oil addiction and delay making the tough decisions regarding energy production, management and conservation that we need to start making today". Steven M. Anderson, retired Army brigadier general

Former Navy officer J.D. Gordon was the Pentagon's lead spokesman on detainee issues and led media tours to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba  and now leads Herman Cain’s new foreign policy team.

The importance of small business,new research by the Treasury Department finds that small businesses — defined as those with income between $10,000 and $10 million, or about 99 percent of all businesses — account for just 17 percent of business income, and only 23 percent of them pay any wages at all.
According to 2008 census data, 61 percent are small businesses with fewer than four workers — more than two-thirds of the American work force is employed by companies with more than 100 workers. “small” as fewer than 500 people (as the federal government , you still find that half the work force is employed by large businesses.Jared Bernstein, a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities .

Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Romney Stalled As Perry Vanishes  Herman Cain has jumped to the front of the line among GOP presidential contenders with 28 percent support among Ohio Republicans. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is second with 23 percent, while Texas Gov. Rick Perry is almost at the bottom of the pile with 4 percent.