A young Hickory, NC girl is dead, quite possibly at the hand of her stepmother. Read this story, and your heart will go out to Zahra Baker, and the abuse it sounds like she had to endure. May she RIP, and her killer(s) be punished to the absolute fullest extent of the law.
Oh, for Pete’s sake! It’s bad enough when “representatives” and senators can’t be bothered to read proposed laws because they’re too long and complicated (cue sounds of a toddler whining), but “Representative” Jan Schakowski (D-IL) couldn’t even be bothered to read a bill on an important matter that was one page long. In fact, she hadn’t even heard of it: