Thursday, December 3, 2009

Short Takes

Diplomatic front: Explaining the president’s plan to the people in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Secretary of Defense Gates, Secretary of State Clinton, and Joint Chiefs Chief Mullen got grilled by Congress.

Congress wants to know how we’ll pay for the war in Afghanistan. Funny, they didn’t ask that during the Bush term.

And stay out:
The Honduran legislature does not want their ousted president back.

Civil Rights: “A review finds a significant drop in the enforcement of antidiscrimination laws after the Clinton administration.”

Federally-funded stem cell research starts up again.

The Washington Times is having some real problems.

Bank of America is planning to repay their TARP loan.