Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Short Takes

Four U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush in Afghanistan.

NATO troops freed a kidnapped New York Times reporter.

Dick Cheney nearly blew the cover on Britain’s investigation of the airline plotters.

There was an Oval Office discussion between Majority Leader Reid, House Speaker Pelosi, and the president about healthcare in advance of tonight’s speech.

Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA), a proponent of voluntary end-of-life counseling, will deliver the GOP rebuttal.

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has a proposal for Cuba.

Bill McCollum, the GOP candidate for governor in Florida, isn’t very familiar with the proposed healthcare reform proposals being put forward by the president.

Tropical Update:
It’s now Hurricane Fred, but it’s not going anywhere near land for now and will not make it across the Atlantic.

The Tigers’ streak comes to an end in KC.