- Now that the election is in the rear-view mirror, President Obama is meeting today with a laundry list of labor and lefty groups. We can probably assume they'll be presenting him with a bill for services rendered.
- With the continuing soap opera engulfing the Obama administration, the president has put on hold the nomination of General John Allen as NATO's supreme commander. This is all much more interesting than dry discussions about Benghazi, right?
- R vs. D issues aside, voters last week showed a distinct preference for fiscal restraint as well as social tolerance — not a bad sign for the future.
- With taxes on the rise and investment plummeting, Portugal's economy is expected to shrink for the third straight year. Now, that's consistency.
- Taxes on theater tickets have gone through the roof in Spain. So a Spanish theater has taken to selling carrots. Admission is free with each vitamin-rich purchase.
- Rick Perry feels Texans' pain, regarding the federal government. But he's not quite ready to lead his state out of the union.
- A homeless man was charged with theft of public services in Sarasota, Florida. He had plugged-in his cell phone in a public park.
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