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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