A.M. Links: Newt Gingrich Questions House GOP Strategy, NASA Mulls Plan to Tow Asteroid Into Lunar Orbit, Flipping the Bird at a Cop Protected Speech


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    The U.S. economy added 155,000 new jobs in December according to government statistics.

  • Newt Gingrich questions House Republicans' strategy to fight the debt ceiling, since everyone knows they'll just cave in the end anyway.
  • NASA is mulling a plan to pull an asteroid into the moon's orbit. What could possibly go wrong?
  • A federal court rules giving the finger to a cop is protected speech.
  • Al Gore may have rushed through the deal to sell Current TV to Al-Jazeera in 2012 to avoid higher taxes this year. He wouldn't sell it to Glenn Beck though.
  • Switzerland's oldest bank is closing after pleading guilty in U.S. court to helping Americans avoid their taxes.

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