Some items recently in the news:
From Reuters, President Obama says that football needs to become "less violent", invoking the "if I had a son" clause. (via Weasel Zippers)
From Fox News, lawsuits over the Obamacare birth control mandate appear headed to the Supreme Court.
Also from Fox News, Iran sentences Christian pastor Saeed Abedini to eight years in prison.
From the Brenner Brief, an explosion has reportedly occurred at the Fordo nuclear facility in Iran.
From the Weekly Standard, Obama violates his own "Stimulus" law.
From Breitbart Sports, two Egyptian soccer players were shot dead in a riot, which broke out in response to a judge's sentence in a trial of people accused of rioting over a soccer game. (Perhaps it's this type of football that needs to be less violent, Mr. President.) In a related story from Middle East Online, 22 people have died in these riots in Port Said. Al Arabiya News reports 27 people dead.
Back to the American variety of football, and more violence, the New York Post tells the tale of Ray Lewis' homicide case.
From Yahoo News, Obama expresses his respect for the "tradition of hunting". (via Gateway Pundit)
From the Independent, January 27th is Holocaust Memorial Day. (via Infidel Blogger's Alliance)
From Newsbusters, a woman explains to Pierce Morgan why she needs an AR-15.
From Dawn, an intense battle rages in the Khyber region of Pakistan between a faction of the Pakistani Taliban and the "pro-government" group Ansar ul Islam. (via Holger Awakens)
From National Review, the transcript of Congressman Paul Ryan's (R-Wis) speech at the NRI summit.
From the Daily Caller, about 2/3 of polled gun owners said that they would defy a law requiring them to give up their guns.
And to finish, something to eat for breakfast: Crapola.