Monday, September 12, 2011

Obama on the Road
President Obama takes to the road again today in hopes of getting the needed support for his $447 billion jobs bill. He should be back from China by next week.

Pharma Raids
The Feds are now planning to investigate several drug company CEO's because of safety issues. But there's no word on whether any of them will be prosecuted because you can't figure out how to screw off the damn pill bottle cap.

Campaign Stealing
Senator Dianne Feinstein says her treasurer has stolen from her campaign and it may be "wiped out." This is an outrage because everyone knows you're not supposed to steal from the voters until AFTER you get re-elected.

Early Release
To help ease prison overcrowding, California is going to start releasing female inmates with children early. But civil liberties attorneys say sending these women back to their kids may be considered cruel and unusual punishment.

Gay in School
School systems in Minnesota is trying to figure out how homosexuality should be addressed in the classroom... or if it should be handled by the local Boy Scout troop leaders like they always have.

September 13th

585 BC: Lucius Tarquinius Priscus, king of Rome, celebrates a triumph for his victories over the Sabines, the surrender of Collatia, and his awesome opening week in his fantasy football league.

1814: In a turning point in the War of 1812, the British fail to capture Baltimore, Maryland. But seriously, have you seen Baltimore? Can you blame them?

1968: Albania leaves the Warsaw Pact and becomes a free agent. It's picked up three days later by the Cleveland Indians.


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