Saturday, December 4, 2010

Short Takes

President Obama made a quick trip to Afghanistan.

Forty-two people
have been killed in Israel’s worst wildfire.

The Deficit Commission has some ideas the president likes, but it failed to get enough votes to go to Capitol Hill.

The military brass have some reservations about ending DADT, but they all agree it should be repealed rather than ended by the courts.

The November jobs report was not good.

WikiLeaks is having trouble staying on-line.

Obama uses his pardon power for the first time.