In the Hot Seat — Judge Sonia Sotomayor starts her confirmation hearings today and the GOP is gearing up to question her impartiality.
Rich beyond the dreams of Avarice — Goldman Sachs is going to report huge profits… with our money.
What’s the big deal? — GOP Senators and Congressmen seem unconcerned about the CIA concealed program, and blame the Democrats for “partisanship.” (“Partisanship” is their way of acknowledging that they got busted.)
No Go — Shuttle Endeavour gets another delay; may go today.
Speaking of space, NASA is thinking about “de-orbiting” the space station in 2016 due to lack of funding. (That’s a nice way of saying they’re going to make a hole in the ocean with it.)
Cheap(er) Gas — Compared to a year ago — $4.15 — $2.54 here in South Florida is a bargain.
One bright spot in the Michael Jackson saga is that his celebrity chimp Bubbles has retired to Florida without having to resort to a custody battle.