The Daily Grind
10:30 AM, Jul 8, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
Tragic: An 82-year-old man shoots at thieves stealing his truck. After being shot, they admit to stealing his truck, at which point the homeowner defending himself is charged with attempted murder and the admitted thieves are charged with...nothing.
Oops. Unionizing TSA oughtta solve this kind of thing.
Fiorina knocks Boxer's hair on a hot mic. Correction: I accidentally linked the old Fiorina-Boxer hair story. Believe it or not, there's a new one, so here is Boxer's strategy to get the "bad hair vote."
Ouch: The nation's debt leapt $166 billion in a single day last week, the third-largest increase in U.S. history, and it comes at a time when Congress is balking over higher spending and debt has become a key policy battleground.
Progressives freaking out because Democrats are talking with mild sensibility about Social Security. Remember when there was "no crisis," according to Dems?
Palin makes an exception for military spending: "Something has to be done urgently to stop the out-of-control Obama-Reid-Pelosi spending machine, and no government agency should be immune from budget scrutiny," she said. "We must make sure, however, that we do nothing to undermine the effectiveness of our military. If we lose wars, if we lose the ability to deter adversaries, if we lose the ability to provide security for ourselves and for our allies, we risk losing all that makes America great. That is a price we cannot afford to pay."
Jindal steams ahead, builds rock barrier to protect coast.
Could "bottom kill" stop the leak sooner than anticipated?
ABC News on the "Party of Nope, we are not blocking your nominee."