Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Short Takes

President Obama delivered his State of the Union speech last night.

The signs were there — A Congressional inquiry says the 2008 financial crisis was avoidable.

The Mexican drug cartels love our loose gun laws.

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ condition has been upgraded to good.

A mixed bag — Unemployment is up in some states, down in others.

The Northeast braces for yet another snowstorm.

Rahm Emanuel is — for the moment — still on the ballot for Chicago mayor while the Illinois Supreme Court hears the case.

The Oscar nominations were announced; The King’s Speech leads the pack with twelve.