News Cycle Roundup : One Half Down
Happy July 1! In the Cycle Today: California Schemin,' Sanford has more for ya, drug bans, climate bills, and Wal-Mart's back!
Down Goes California! California is down! seriously, is there any big state out there who can get together and make state government work?
New York Can! Well, not really . The children in the Senate are still throwing tantrums.
Mark Sanford had a chance to escape our cycle roundup, but he has another story to tell . A lot more:
Sanford told The Associated Press he had more romantic meetings with his Argentinian lover, Maria Belen Chapur, than he previously admitted, including two trysts in New York.
Sanford told the news agency he also had “crossed the line” with other women.
Yeah yeah, we know..you've been love struck. Harlequinn's on line 2, Governor.
NYT: John Roberts has shifted the Court to the right . *Cues Scary Music*
I'm going into surgery this month, my second. Last time, I was put on 2 post-surgical painkillers--Percocet (and later) Vicodin. Now I find the FDA is moving to ban these drugs . Now this present more questions than answers.
Nate Silver pulls together some interesting numbers on the Climate Bill and it's likelihood of passing (with cool statistics stuff).
Wal-Mart gets behind employer mandates for health insurance.
We are for an employer mandate which is fair and broad in its coverage," said the letter, signed by Wal-Mart Chief Executive Mike Duke. Andrew Stern, president of the Service Employees International Union, also signed the letter, along with John Podesta, who led President Obama's transition team and is chief executive of the Center for American Progress, a liberal-leaning think tank.
So what's on your mind today SC?