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This Week's Most Popular: Tea Bagging, Ramen, & More Tea Bagging

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This girl needs every penny in her piggy bank, you hear that, Obama? (Photo by Tom Andrews/LAist)
So here are this week's top three posts, as endorsed by you via the recommend feature, or as indicated by the level of talk going on in the comments...Photos from the Glendale 'Tea Party' Protest: Kids & Parents Get Angry
We just had to ask: Was it Spring Break or was this some kind of educational experience? Because when thousands of people prodded by FOX News and other media outlets fanned out across the country to protest taxes, the stimulus and the bailout, we went out to see the few hundred--with their kids in tow--who did their "teabagging" at Glendale City Hall. The result: We figure the kids were either on Spring Break or home schooled. But we're still confused about what was really being protested...

Recession Obsession: Ramen, Yes?
We are not, however, confused in the slightest when it comes to loving affordable and tasty eats. The latest adventure in our popular series is about ramen, and "great ramen in LA doesn’t cost much." We hit up Ramenya, but in the comments section is a veritable who's who of the best ramen joints in town. Mmmm....

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Hundreds Protest in Glendale over Taxes
As reports from the local Tea Bag events began to trickle in (you can check out MSNB for all your thinly veiled "tea bagging" testicle humor needs) we began to puzzle together the hows and whys of the protests: "The president's opponents have been looking for a way to grab the public's attention as to their objections to the Obama agenda," said Dan Schnur, the director of USC's Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, to the Daily News. "The fact that we're talking about this means they're making some progress."