As it turns out, farm subsidies feature heavily in the traditional menu items on the Thanksgiving table. So dig into that tax-funded stuffing, knowing that you paid for it — twice.
- Not only did Gary Johnson pull 1.2 million votes in the presidential election, but large numbers of voters went Libertarian in key Senate races. That leaves the Republican Party wondering if it can lure those authority-averse voters to support a (hopefully) new and improved GOP in the future.
- The Federal Housing Administration is in a wee bit of trouble and just might need some cash to tide it over. How many billion can you spare?
- We'll be good, we promise, say French politicians after the latest credit downgrade for their country.
- In an effort organized by Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, seventy-three current and former police officers, judges, prosecutors and federal agents called on the federal government to respect marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington. Good luck with that.
- Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick transferred Highway Safety Director Sheila Burgess over her slightly embarrassing history of repeatedly crashing into stuff and not stopping for cops.
- FOIA requests don't impress San Diego officials. They've become skilled at dodging questions regarding their use of drones.
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