Stars and Stripes notes the hallmark war toll and from their headline I fnd out that the stupid Bush marketing name was never changed

and it reads painfully accurate now

In Moonie Times, Hillary makes a headline and Bernake is gunning for our Social Security again

as LA Times tells us that he’ll postpone cuts in deficit as the growth so far is unsustainable

WaPo informs us on another Obama cave-in, this time on consumer protection.

On the bright side, Maryland will recognize gay marriages from other states.

Another spectacular cave-in is barely visible in the “What’s News” section of WSJ”: Obama has a scaled back HCR – before even trying out the “daring one”

President Barack Obama will use a bipartisan summit Thursday to push for sweeping health-care legislation, but if that fails to generate enough support the White House has prepared the outlines of a more modest plan.

His leading alternate approach would provide health insurance to perhaps 15 million Americans, about half what the comprehensive bill would cover, according to two people familiar with the planning.

Cave-in nothwithstanding, if this one doesn’t have mandates, I could cheer for it

It would do that by requiring insurance companies to allow people up to 26 years old to stay on their parents’ health plans, and by modestly expanding two federal-state health programs, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program

In NY, the Daily News got back to its assigned job of attacking the Governor (anything, to see what sticks)

while NY Post follows up the Katrina aid investigation

and AM-NY tells us about new ways MTA will screw us – subways were actually safe for some years now

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