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posted by October 24 at 8:40 AMon
Justice: Jeffrey K. Skilling, ex-Chief Executive of Enron, was sentenced to 24 years yesterday. Frosting on the cake: He’s being forced to cough up $45 million, which should make him a broke-ass ex-con once he’s released.
War: The U.S. may increase its troop levels in Iraq.
More War: Thankfully, we’re not “staying the course” anymore. At least, that’s what
former Fox News blowhard White House Press Secretary Tony Snow says.
Money: The Dow had a triple-point gain yesterday, setting a new high of 12,116.91.
Politics: Democrats are feeling bullish about gubernatorial races.
Schools: Seattle Schools Superintendant Raj Manhas is taking his ball and going home.
Thankful blunders: From the Seattle P.I.:
A Whidbey Island man has pleaded guilty to charges of using the Internet to entice a 14- year-old girl to travel for sex — a plan that went awry when she flew to Washington, D.C., instead of Washington state.
Shehawks: Matt Hasselbeck to miss at least three weeks.