A.M. Links: Swing State Voters Trust Obama Over Romney With Medicare, Flight Attendant Detained For Carrying Concealed Weapon With Permit, Xkcd Has a Really Big Panel, Wang Lijun Sentenced to Prison, NJ State Trooper Suits Costing Taxpayers Millions


  • More swing state voters trust medicare in the hands of Obama over Romney. Of course, Ponzi schemers will be happy with either. 
  • A flight attendant with a concealed carry permit was detained and charged with disorderly conduct after trying to board a plane with a .38 revolver in her purse. A TSA employee discharged the weapon while trying to unload it. Don't you feel safer?
  • The family of a man who was shot by a policeman in Scottsdale, AZ while holding his grandson are filing a suit against the city. 
  • Wang Lijun, Bo Xilai's former police chief, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for "bending the law for selfish ends, defection, abuse of power and bribe-taking." He does not plan to appeal his sentence. 
  • The webcomic xkcd is now home to to largest webcomic panel ever, measuring 1.3 terapixels.
  • Fourteen lawsuits by New Jersey State Troopers over lost promotions, infighting, and retaliations could cost New Jersey taxpayers more than $1.6 million in payouts alone.

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