Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Short Takes

More troops for Afghanistan? “Probably.”

He said it again; Fed Chair Ben Bernanke says the recession is over.

Labor Day — The president called on an auto factory and the AFL-CIO convention to seek support for his healthcare insurance reforms.

The House “disapproves” of Joe Wilson, and he gets to act like he’s the one who was heckled.

No Surprise — After months of negotiations and caving in to their demands, the Republicans still reject Sen. Max Baucus’s healthcare reform proposal.

ACORN is in trouble.

Muntathar al Zaidi,the Iraqi reporter who pegged his shoes at President Bush, is a free man.

Schoolyard tragedy — One student is dead after a fight at Coral Gables High School.

The Tigers lose to KC; it’s getting to crunch time.