Saturday, September 5, 2009

Short Takes

NATO hits a stolen fuel truck in Afghanistan and kills up to 60 people.

The unemployment rate still sucks, but at least it’s not getting worse.

The White House will open up the visitor logs.

There was a huge rally in Seattle in support of the healthcare reform plans, but since nobody waved pictures of Hitler or bit anyone, it didn’t make it into the headlines.

Wingnuts in California get worked up over the slightest things: a commemoration for Harvey Milk.

Meanwhile, some members of Congress prepare a repeal of DOMA.

Want to buy a cheap condo in downtown Miami?

The Tigers beat Tampa Bay in Tampa. And speaking of the Tigers, best wishes and get well soon to Ernie Harwell, the man who taught me all about baseball over the radio.