Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Short Takes

New York Assembly passes same-sex marriage bill.

“Don’t Fire Me” — Gay soldier makes his case to the White House.

Congress takes on the credit card companies.

$1.84 trillion is the projected budget deficit for next year.

Social Security is in bad shape.

Clean Air — “An internal government memorandum that came to light on Tuesday challenged the scientific and economic basis of a proposed Environmental Protection Agency finding that climate-altering gases are a threat to human health and welfare.”

It took three trials, but a jury finally brought convictions in the case of the Liberty City Six terrorists who plotted to attack the Sears Tower.

Tigers lose 6-2 to the Twins.