Yesterday I slept most of the day and night to recover from my volunteer day, so I had to spend some extra research time this morning to catch up. I’m current with replies. Tomorrow appears routine.
Jig Zone Puzzle:
Today’s took me 4:26 (5:26 average). To do it, click here. How did you do?
From MoveOn: Ronald Reagan: ‘Social Security has nothing to do with the deficit.’
If Saint Ronnie Ray Gun says so, Republicans obviously know this. Then why all the lies? They want to give the Social Security Trust Fund to vulture capitalists.
From NY Times: Surprising no one, Senator-elect Angus King, independent of Maine, announced Wednesday that he would caucus with the Senate Democrats, but insisted that he would maintain his political independence.
“By associating myself with one side, I am not in automatic opposition to the other,” the former Maine governor told reporters, saying that “in some small way” he would be a “bridge between the parties.”
That makes the final Senate tally 55-45. In order to get anything done, we need filibuster reform.
From The Tucson Citizen: In the same week that Steven Spielberg’s biopic movie "Lincoln" premiered in theaters, reminding us all how Abraham Lincoln preserved the Union, the so-called Tea Party "Patriots" (sic) are petitioning the White House to secede from the United Sates, an act of sedition and insurrection, because their candidate did not win the presidency.
Nothing demonstrates Reoublican patriotism of InsaniTEA better. What hypocrites!