Thursday, September 24, 2009

Short Takes

Obama at the UN — His speech seemed to go over pretty well.

Sen. Paul Kirk (D-MA)? — It looks like an associate of the late Sen. Kennedy will be named to replace him temporarily.

Hopeful signs for an AIDS vaccine.

No Cuts — Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) tries to reassure seniors that there won’t be cuts to Medicare Advantage.

Meanwhile, the GOP is being very ponderous in discussing the Baucus bill.

The White House considers several options in Afghanistan.

This is very disturbing: “The FBI is investigating whether anti-government sentiment led to the hanging death of a U.S. Census worker near a Kentucky cemetery. A law enforcement official told The Associated Press the word ‘fed” was scrawled on the dead man’s chest.”

There really might be water in the moon’s Sea of Tranquility.

Three Broward County officials are busted on corruption charges.

The Tigers pounded Cleveland and still stay 2.5 games ahead.