Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Short Takes

Walkout — Iran’s president provokes people to walk out on him in Geneva when he goes all racist at the UN conference on racism.

Torture “Successes” — Finally Dick Cheney is in favor of releasing classified material… if only to save his own sorry reputation.

55% of New Yorkers support the idea of same-sex marriage in the state.

Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) denies she offered anything to anybody.

Possibly Poisoned — State veterinarians look for mystery toxin that killed 21 horses in Palm Beach County.

The V Word — Gov. Charlie Crist threatens veto of GOP-proposed election law change that would limit ID’s acceptable for voting. (What is it with Republicans and letting people vote?)

Get Well Soon — Physicist Stephen Hawking in the hospital and said to be “very ill.” (Trivia: Did you know that Stephen Hawking is the only person to play himself on an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation?)

The Pulitzer Prizes are announced, including Patrick Farrell of the Miami Herald for photography. (Darn, missed again….)

The Tigers travel to L.A.; the Marlins get blanked by the Pirates.