Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Short Takes

Good show — President Obama answered questions about healthcare reform in Portsmouth, NH.

Packing heat — things got a little gun-nutty outside the town hall meeting in New Hampshire before President Obama arrived.

Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) had a rowdy town hall meeting of his own.

What a shock — Karl Rove was deeply involved in the firing of the U.S. attorneys in 2005 and 2006.

Why is Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL), who isn’t running and is planning to resign, still spending campaign funds?

How sweet it is — A bit of Florida entertainment history makes it on to a stamp.

230 MPG? — The electric Chevy Volt is touted as the ultimate mileage machine.

This tropical depression could become Tropical Storm Ana today, and it will probably not get anywhere near land.

The Tigers lose after a rain delay and a bench-clearing brawl in Boston.