Meet Australia’s version of Dale Peterson: The conservative Independent MP who might decide who gets to form the next government. Read More
It’s primary election day in Arizona (and elsewhere); John McCain, R-Ariz., finally gets to remember what winning is like.
They can sentence him to death, but they can’t take away his pension. Read More
Housing will never be a good investment again. Or maybe it will.
They’re still trying to figure out who’s won in Australia. (What is it with English-speaking democracies and minority governments, anyway?)
Are Howard Dean and Harry Reid Nazis? Read More
Actual AP Lede: VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. – Finally, President Barack Obama can relax on vacation.
“If they decide to sue instead of accepting [the BP] settlement, they could face years of litigation; and if they decide to accept the settlement, it could come before the full damage from the spill is known.” Read More
The stimulus package in Nevada: “Very little of it is going to put people back to work.”
Sleep soundly, John Kerry: It’s your constitutional right to claim you served in Cambodia. Read More
Pelosi: “There is no question there is a concerted effort to make this a political issue by some. And I join those who have called for looking into how is this opposition to the mosque being funded. How is this being ginned up…” Read More
Obama says Republicans will privatize Social Security — a whopper, says FactCheck. If only, say 60 percent of those not currently receiving checks. Read More
“Only 32 percent of those citing no allegiance to either major party say they want Democrats to keep control of Congress in this November’s elections…Ominously for Democrats, independents trust Republicans more on the economy by a modest but telling 42 percent to 36 percent.” Read More
In our system, we don’t leave it up to states like Arizona to catch and then carelessly release illegal immigrants who came from terrorism-sponsor nations. That’s the feds’ job. Read More
Good to know that those emergency exits actually do work. Read More