- Americans say they're economically worse off than they were four years ago, but they still give Barack Obama an edge in the polls. Hmmm ... Not sure I'd feel so loved if I were Mitt Romney.
- The president went to the United Nations to defend free speech and attack speech that defamed religion ... Ummm.
- The U.S. financial sector is in for "profound" changes as a result of new regulations that make the business less profitable, warns the International Monetary Fund. Oh, goody. Caterpillar, incidentally, sees a sluggish outlook for the global economy in 2013.
- Not treating homosexuals like crap is a capitalist thing, says Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Which is an unintended compliment, if you think about it.
- The "Arab Electronic Army" is attacking western Websites as part of its terrible revenge for recent criticism of Islam. Among the victims: seven Brazilian sites. Ummm ... Buy an atlas, people.
- A Los Angeles man won his freedom after twenty years behind bars when prosecutors conceded that the star witness in the murder case committed perjury.
- In Shreveport, Louisiana, not a single shooting by a police officer in the last decade has been ruled unjustified. That's just good police work!
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