Wednesday, January 27th, 2010
Toledo woman arrested, jailed for 18 hours for videotaping cop. Charges were dropped, cop is serving a 15-day suspension. That’s at least a start.
Good piece by Christopher Hitchens on the Clintons’ opportunistic bigotry in the 2008 campaign. I remember thinking at the time that Bill Clinton’s comments about Obama were so tone-deaf it seemed like he was intentionally undermining his wife’s campaign.
A fun gallery of great literary drunks and drug addicts.
Matt Welch on Obama’s posturing about lobbyists.
Proposed New York tax on soda would make six pack of Coke a hair more expensive than a six pack of cheap beer.
Awwwww photo of the day: baby platypi.
Minnesota Supreme Court upholds DWI conviction in which was sleeping in vehicle with cold engine, keys were on the console, and the vehicle was likely inoperable. Up next, Minnesota Supreme Court upholds DWI conviction of man who passes out while clutching a Matchbox car.
Sarah Palin wins comfortable plurality in survey of right-wing blogs’ choice for 2012 GOP presidential nomination.
There are now more than 2,000 federal subsidy programs, up from 1,425 in 2000.