Monday morning talkers: Trump disses Romney and how the iPad is killing American jobs

April 18, 2011|By Luke Broadwater

On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.


National 

• Terrible: More than 200 tornados hitting U.S. (Accuweather) 

• Now if only we could do something about sales tax, entitlement taxes and all those fees: Nearly half of U.S. households pay no federal income tax. (Fox News) 

• Say it ain't so, Greg: "Three Cups of Tea" author fabricated parts of book. (60 Minutes) 

• Say it ain't so, Glenn: Beck under fire for using content without attribution. (Daily Caller) 

• Abu Ghraib vs. "Death Squad": Is a military scandal not a scandal when the president is a Democrat? (Washington Times) 

• Al-Jazeera has fans in the Obama White House. (Politico) 

• Just awesome: NASA releases thousands of incredible space photos. (Daily Mail) 

Local 

• Your tax dollars at work: Employees stole $83,000 from the state. (Maryland Reporter) 

• Don't like a bill? Repeal it: An effort to try to repeal in-state tuition for illegal immigrants gets underway. (Maryland Reporter) 

• What it costs: That bill is expected to cost the state $3.5 million. (Washington Examiner) 

• Because the two-party system is working so well: No more Green or Libertarian parties in Maryland? (Baltimore Sun) 


Quote of the Day: 

“I’m a much bigger business man and have (a) much, much bigger net worth. I mean, my net worth is many, many, many times Mitt Romney,” The Donald on CNN.  


Quote of the Day, II: 

“This is Donald being Donald,” NBC official on Trump's faux presidential run in the New York Times.  

Video 

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. argues against iPad on the floor of Congress. 

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