Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Short Takes

The Speech — TPM has a variety of reactions to President Obama’s speech last night.

Shifting Sands — Obama may change the exit timeline from Iraq.

Giveaway — A profile of Leonard Abess, Jr., the millionaire who gave away $60 million and received a standing ovation from Congress last night.

Plaque of Apology
— The Dade County Bar Association apologized for past racism, unveiling a plaque above two formerly segregated courthouse water fountains.

One paragraph in the huge spending bill being debated in Congress could lift part of the embargo against Cuba.