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‘Take my loans… please!’

My thesis has been occupying most of my time, as of late. This has left me little opportunity to write other stories or random blog posts. But I did want to share this – what I would call brilliant – Facebook group I recently joined: “Cancel Student Loan Debt to Stimulate the Economy.” Created by … Continue reading

Another shoe thrown at world leader, worse aim

By Erica Christoffer How do you tell a head of state you disagree with their ideals? Throwing a shoe seems to be a method increasing in popularity. Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao was the target of a shoe-throwing during his speech on the global economy at Cambridge University today. According to the London Times, a young … Continue reading

Blago dissed in proposed stimulus bill

By Erica Christoffer The U.S. House has so little faith in Illinois Gov. Rob Blagojevich, that they actually wrote a clause in the proposed $825 billion stimulus package preventing him from touching the funds in any way. As reported by ProPublica, state agencies cannot spend the stimulus money directed toward Illinois without approval from the … Continue reading

Blagojevich, Blagojevich.

Blagojevich as a noun: “It’s Bring Your Blagojevich to Work Day tomorrow.” Blagojevich as a verb: “The cat Blagojeviched on the floor.” Blagojevich as an adjective: “Are you offering me money? How Blagojevich of you.” Blagojevich as all three: “I’m so Blagojeviching Blagojevich about Blagojevich.” I’ll tell you something, Illinois politics is not boring, that’s … Continue reading