The Daily Grind
10:00 AM, Apr 27, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
Time: You know who's having an awesome year? Obama.
Bronx soda buy-back flops: A dumpster labeled "soda toilet" contained very few deposits; only a couple of children surrendered containers of Tropical Fantasy and other sugar-sweetened juices. Those drinks joined a lone bottle of soda -- ironically, a Sprite Zero, which wouldn't be subject to the tax at all.
We need a guide: Is this righteous vandalism and Nazi imagery? I haven't seen much on the news about it.
Bob McDonnell isn't still talking about "inherited" problems, and he's only 100 days in: "We rejected that massive tax hike and balanced the budget through the implementation of tough but necessary spending reductions."
In related news, how much does the Washington Post hate Bob McDonnell?
"Those in the upper income strata [$200K/$250K and more] in each of these 15 [top earning professions] account for only about 1.3% of all income producers but will account for 40.5% of all those who will be burdened by the 'tax on the wealthy.'"
Tea Party bombing plot disrupted...oh, wait...I mean environmentalist bombing plot.
"What kind of U.N. environmental ambassador builds a 20,000 square-foot home with a six-car garage, an elevator and a lagoon?"
See every painting in the Museum of Modern Art in just two minutes, if you're into that kinda thing.
Live-blogging the Goldman Sachs hearing at WSJ.