"They did not bring down the government in Cairo's Tahrir by doing meditation sessions and offering free popcorn," remarks a young policeman. "Part of their problem here... is that they don't have tanks to confront."
At no point does the issue of national security justify indiscriminate protests against the building of mosques or the protesting of Muslims engaging in their constitutional rights of prayer and worship.
It's not just about red states and blue states, it's not about public sector versus private sector workers, and it's not about any of the other propaganda that gets thrown around to divide Americans. It's about all of us.
The budget woes of Wisconsin and other states were not caused by overspending on employee benefits. The "cure" is to get credit flowing again in the local economy, and this can be done by using state assets to capitalize state-owned banks.