Saturday, February 7, 2009

Short Takes

Deal or No Deal? — The Senate has come up with a compromise stimulus package of $827 billion. Debate continues, and if it passes it goes back to the House for more deal-making.

Going on the Road — The President will visit Indiana and Florida early next week to pitch the stimulus.

Stark Number — 598,000 more people filed for unemployment in January. And the Republicans say “Why rush through a stimulus package?”

Gitmo Justice — President Obama meets with the families of terrorism victims.

Die Another Day — Fidel Castro is still not dead.

Saturday Cartoon: The Flintstones.

Remember who their first sponsor was?