Daily Archives: July 2nd, 2009 «

 

Thursday/Friday Open Thread

Posted by: ST on July 2, 2009 at 8:37 pm » 2 Comments

Time for me to go (attempt) to hook up the new HD-ready DVD player I bought earlier today. What’s up in your world?

 

How Democrats plan to help pay for ObamaCare: By fining people who don’t take advantage of it

Posted by: ST on July 2, 2009 at 8:15 pm » 4 Comments

The AP reports: WASHINGTON — Americans who refuse to buy affordable medical coverage could be hit with fines of more than $1,000 under a health care overhaul bill unveiled Thursday by key Senate Democrats looking to fulfill President Obama’s top domestic priority. The Congressional Budget Office estimated the fines will raise around $36 billion over […]

 

BBC

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China babies ‘sold for adoption’

 

LA Now

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Judge tentatively dismisses case in MySpace hoax that led to teen’s suicide

 

WaPo

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James Taranto

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Desperately Seeking Silver Linings

 

Byron York

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Barney Frank: Let’s spend TARP profits before taxpayers can get them

 

Informal poll: Should Mark Sanford resign?

Posted by: ST on July 2, 2009 at 2:22 pm » 16 Comments

The “lovestruck” Governor Mark Sanford, in the midst of embarassing himself even further – as if that were humanly possible after his affair confession a couple of weeks ago, is resisting calls from GOP bigwigs in his state to resign. Do you think he should? Please explain why or why not.

 

Reuters

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North Korea raises tension with missile launch

 

Fox News

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Nation’s Unemployment Rate Climbs to 26-Year High at 9.5 Percent