Tuesday morning talkers: Ron Paul's candidacy and Trump's latest irresponsible claim

April 26, 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 

• One in: Ron Paul officially running for office. (National Journal) 

• One out: Haley Barbour officially not. (Yahoo News) 

• With friends like these ... : Wall Street is back supporting the GOP (WSJ) 

• Thank God you live in America: Syria arrests 500 more in government crackdown. (Reuters) 

• Legit question: Where did all the anti-war protesters go? (Fox News) 

• Strange: Porn allowed at NYC libraries. (NY Post) 

• High-tech, the one sector of our economy still rocking: AT&T starts selling a "cell tower in a suitcase." (AP) 

• Well, and entertainment (but that can't really sustain an economy, can it?): YouTube plans to start streaming major movies. (The Wrap)

• SMH: Majority of Americans do not view global warming as a threat. (CNS) 

• I'm sure it will be a great work of literature: Levi Johnston to write book: "My life in Sarah Palin's Crosshairs" (Liberaland) 

• Interesting: A nice profile of Rachel Maddow: (Guardian) 

Quote of the Day 

 “I’ve been told very recently that the birth certificate is missing. I’ve been told it’s not there and it doesn’t exist.” Who else? Donald Trump 

Local

• Tea party gearing up for in-state tuition fight. (Maryland Reporter) 

• Wikileaks documents give new info on Baltimore Co. man held at Gitmo. (Explore Baltimore County) 

Video

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