News The Morning News
posted by January 8 at 7:30 AMon
There’s so much compelling local news that we’ll start with the great nearby…
Housing Prices: Falling in Seattle—by nearly 10% in one year. But condo sales “holding firm.”
Port in a Storm: Port of Seattle focus of criminal investigation.
Storm: Staying in Seattle.
Pit Bulls: Seattle Times columnist Nicole Brodeur piles on.
Chai: Young, fun, and full of (elephant) come.
On to national and world news…
New Hampshire Round Up: Voting is underway in first-in-the-nation primary—and Obama’s got the ‘mo. Clinton campaign showing the strain. Final polls shows Obama and McCain out front. Youth vote breaking for youthful, energetic Obama—and grumpy, old McCain? And, finally, sexist assholes shout “iron my shirt” at Clinton. Here’s the video:
Bush Out: Dear Leader heads to the Mideast.
The Obesity Epidemic: Not even our dogs are safe.
It’s a Floor Wax and a Potentially Deadly Self-Defense Device: Combo MP3 player/taser rolled out at Vegas tech expo.
Tax Cuts for Dummies: Paul Krugman explains it all for us.
The Machinery of Death: Supreme Court hears arguments, must decide whether to tinker with death penalty.
Shut Up, Mike: So long as “bipartisanship” means “give the Republicans everything they want,” we need less of it, not more.
Stewart & Colbert: They’re back on the air. Hosts, guests, audience all cross picket lines.
Wicked Stage: I’ve posted this before, but I love it so much I want to share it again…