The news today is that the D controlled Senate killed what the R controlled house tried to do: stop the millionaires tax cuts

Here’s the deceptively happy headline from WaPo

SENATE BLOCKS EXTENSION OF BUSH ERA TAX CUTS.

One has to move to the subtitle for more truth

SETS STAGE FOR COMPROMISE

a more honest headline from Florida – especially the subtitle

PRESIDENT “CONFIDENT” PARTIES CAN AGREE.

I especially love those quotation marks on “confident” considering he pushed for this.

In what may consitute the ironic headline of the day, Stars and Stripes informs us that according to an Afghan adviser

WIKILEAKS HURT TIES WITH US.

really? And a 10 years war and counting had nothing to do with this?

I wanted to end on a funny note – and this makes me remember how a few years ago the big experts in education were saying kids need to be taught computers skills in schools to keep us with us, brilliant adults

IPADS FOR TODDLERS?

I am sure one of them could give me pointers on the intricacies of copy and paste! Especially “paste” should be a natural!