Saturday, January 24, 2009

Short Takes

Gag Rule Lifted — “President Obama yesterday lifted a ban on U.S. funding for international health groups that perform abortions, promote legalizing the procedure or provide counseling about terminating pregnancies.”

Get Frank Capra — Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich compares himself to an embattled movie hero.

Getting to Know Her — We are learning who Kirsten Gillibrand, the new Senator from New York, is and what she believes in.

Still Evolving — Texas state board of education is still trying to figure out a way to keep mythology out of the science books…or shoehorn it in.

That’ll Teach ‘Em — George F. Will comes out against SCHIP because it will teach sick children that they can rely on the government to help them when they need it.

Dancing with the Stars — Miami City Ballet is a hit in the Big Apple.

History Flights — “A group searching for missing WWII soldiers is raising money with rides in vintage planes.” They are based out of the Kendall-Tamiami Airport in Miami.

Saturday Morning Cartoon — Yakky Doodle