Friday, April 24, 2009

Short Takes

Auto Bankruptcy — Chrysler is being told to get ready to file next week.

No, Thanks — President Obama does not want interrogation panels. “According to a presidential aide, “His whole thing is, ‘I banned all this. This chapter is over. What we don’t need now is to become a sort of feeding frenzy where we go back and re-litigate all this.'”

Say What? — House Minority Leader John Boehner criticizes release of the “torture memos.” Hey, I thought we didn’t do torture.

The Other McCain
— Steve Benen notes that Meghan McCain is becoming a voice in the Republican party, much to the chagrin of “creepy” Karl Rove and Rush Limbaugh.

Even Microsoft isn’t immune to the recession.

Si, claro — Cuban-Americans are supporting President Obama’s Cuba strategy.

Brushfires close Alligator Alley in Florida.

Don’t Ask/Don’t Tell will probably not get attention until 2010.

Tigers lose 10-5 in Anaheim.