>> After the Bahrain army opened fire on peaceful demonstrators marching toward Pearl Square on Friday (see the gruesome YouTube video), the crown prince ordered the removal of the military from the landmark location and protesters regained the square. The Sunni royal family has asked for dialogue to end the unrest, but that's about as likely as Donald Rumsfeld coming clean about WMDs. (the New York Times, CNN)
>> Though the protest in Wisconsin against Gov. Scott Walker's proposed state worker's pay cuts continue into their seventh day, teachers have been called back to work this week. They'll miss out on that delicious free pizza from China and Egypt! Unfortunately, it doesn't look like they teach how to make good signs in Wisconsin schools. (CNN, Politico)
>> On Saturday morning, the House of Representatives approved $61 billion in budget cuts through September, though the Obama administration has outlined their own plan for 2012 spending cuts. Nancy Pelosi said of the House cuts: "They have made matters worse. Passing a spending bill that destroys jobs, weakens the middle class, hurts schools and young adults, eliminates assistance to homeless veterans, and diminishes critical investments in our future." How strange that House Republicans are all austere now that a Democrat is president. (Reuters)
>> And finally: An Egyptian named his firstborn girl Facebook Jamal Ibrahim after the social network proved so crucial in ousting Hosni Mubarak from power. Personally, I think Twitter Jamal Ibrahim has a much nicer ring to it. (TechCrunch)
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