View from assembly chamber, 3:58 pm. Praying inside, for Libya:
The Waging Nonviolence desk in good company:
Senator Glenn Grothman: [about protestors] “I don’t hate these people for being slobs, but they’re slobs…”
“I really think five years from now most of these people [protesters] will have a real a job and be voting Republican. Don’t say most of these people because they’ll take that wrong. Say most of these young people. Most of these young people will have a job. How about that? Is that a quote?”
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