Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Short Takes

The Supreme Court temporary puts a hold on the Chrysler sale to Fiat.

You can’t buy a judge any more.

New York State Assembly politics get rowdy.

The election in Iran is getting interesting.

Boston Globe workers vote against pay and benefit cuts, which could doom the paper.

She’s back…. Sarah Palin at the GOP fundraiser. (Tina Fey has job security.)

Ouch — Judge Sonia Sotomayor breaks her ankle. (Been there, done that.)

Dullsville — China requires PC’s have “anti-porn” software. (Of course, there’s porn and then there’s “porn,” such as the sites that show pictures of real democracy.)

Off and running — Florida’s CFO Alex Sink introduces herself to the state.

Gelber eyes AG office — After deciding not to run for the U.S. Senate, State Sen. Dan Gelber (D-Miami Beach) announces he’s running to be the state’s chief lawyer.

The Write Stuff — Author Tom Wolfe, researching a book on Miami, stopped by the newsroom of the Miami Herald.

Tigers split a double-header with Chicago.