Monday, February 18, 2013

Links For Presidents Day

A few things recently in the news as some of us get a day off:

The Washington Post, and in the spirit of the day, invites you to pick the most underrated and overrated presidents.

From the Daily Caller, the president of Brevard Community College in Florida has recommended the firing of a professor who forced her students to sign pledges to vote for president Obama.

From the New York Post, the former LAPD cop Christopher Dorner asked some fishermen to take him to Mexico.

From Fox News and the historical oversight department, Mississippi ratifies the 13th Amendment, which officially abolished slavery.

Also from Fox News, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has accused the Obama administration of not enforcing a century-old law requiring immigrants to avoid becoming a "public charge".

From The Blaze, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan claims that God sent the recent winters storms as punishment.

From Frontpagemag, the Glazov Gang discusses, among other things, Rubio's "Watergate".

From The Hill, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has raised more than $100,000 for his PAC from the sale of water bottles.  Watergate indeed.

From Yahoo Sports, for the first time since 1974, no Major League baseball salary disputes have gone to arbitration.

From the Los Angeles Times, details of Pope Benedict's physical ailments emerge, including blindness in one eye.

And from CBS News, two brothers in Kansas, while celebrating a lottery win, blow up their house.
UPDATE:  One more, from Inventor's Business Daily.  That asteroid which flew by last Friday is coming back.

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