Saturday, July 18, 2009

Short Takes

The Senate votes to add sexual orientation to hate crimes legislation.

Several prominent Republicans will vote for Sotomayor.

Obama’s chief economic adviser Larry Summers says the stimulus is working.

The House Intelligence Committee will look into the CIA and whether or not they withheld information.

No Sharing — The ousted president of Honduras is not interested in a power-sharing deal.

Memory Hole — Amazon erases electronic copies of “1984.”

Good Shit — The Miami Metrozoo recycles animal waste as compost. (It also helps them avoid gross encounters of the turd kind….)

The Tigers lose to the Yankess.