Rear Guard Action: Determined to be left behind by the nation, Kentucky's governor has over-ruled his attorney general and will appeal the federal ruling that the state must accept all marriages that are legally performed in any of the other 49 states. Even the gay ones. But he lives in a state where churches give guns as door prizes for newcomers.
Fails Laugh Test: The government is accusing Sprint of charging millions of dollars too much for providing the NSA with
En-titheled: The Roman Catholic archbishop of Newark plans to sell of enough church assets to fund a $500,000 extension on his retirement home, indoor pool and hot tub included. The archdiocese has told its parishioners to suck it up because the house will remain a church asset after the current occupant goes on to his just reward, wherever that might be.
Asked &Answered: Are the Democrats ready to inch back to the left? No, they're not scared enough of the left and are far too afraid of the right.
What, Me Worry? Congress has again stuck the taxpayer with the cost of rebuilding rich folks' beach houses that storms wash away and cleaning up the mud and water damage for all those fools who live on flood plains.
Proportion: Obama's suggestion that the Earned Income tax credit be boosted by $60 billion has been met by predictable Republican hostility. After all it would raise government spending by 0.14% and waste it on the working poor.
Goose/Gander: Congress, which is perfectly happy to let the NSA monitor all of us all the time is really upset that the CIA returned the favor.
Thanks a Million! A Colorado man who was saved from drowning by emergency responders is suing them because they did not rescue him fast enough. He said he really didn't want to, but that he “needs help paying his medical bills,” and didn't know who else to sue.
The Parting Shot: