Friday, July 3, 2009

Short Takes

9.5% — That’s the unemployment number for June.

I.O.U. — That’s how California is paying its bills.

US forces push into the Helmand Valley in Afghanistan against the Taliban.

A grand jury is looking into the destruction of CIA videos of torture.

What would Katherine Graham have said about this idea at the Washington Post?

No Surprise — Dick Cheney orchestrated the White House’s reaction to the Plame leak.

Smokers aren’t happy about the new cigarette tax in Florida.

Wet holiday — It’s going to be a cloudy and rainy 4th here in South Florida. On the up side, the water shortage is over. (Let’s just hope we don’t get a tropical disturbance any time soon.)

The Tigers had the night off; they head to Minnesota for the weekend.