Morning Reads: 3 February 2014

Yesterday was Groundhog Day as well as Superbowl Sunday.  Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, General Beauregard Lee did not. I like Gen’ Lee’s prediction a bit more. Being from Alabama, my blood freezes at 50. As for the Super Bowl… well… yeah.

Here’s what else happened.


The next plot twist in the water wars.
Drone regulations proposed  for Georgia.
Lessons learned from Snowjam 2014.
Speaking of the recent unpleasantness, the funding debate has restarted to fix the transportation problem.
Looks like the Cobb County School Superintendent, is trying to pull the wool over the school board.
APD about to start charging fees for vehicles towed during Snowjam 2014.
National International

Gov. Christie getting cover from Democrats.
Immigration reform unlikely, according to Paul Ryan.
Governors want Congress to stabilize highway funding.
No big surprise, Israel is upset over something Sec. Kerry didn’t actually say.
Amanda Knox, guilty again.

Everything Else

Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead, cause still unknown but drugs suspected. This will always be my favorite scene of his. (Sensitive folks, don’t watch the clip. Also headphones suggested)
It’s American news, but I honestly have no idea what this court decision may mean to other states.




  1. saltycracker says:

    Some things never go away – we just keep spending a whole lot more than we take in….and now the economy is slowing..

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration warned on Monday it could start defaulting on the government’s obligations “very soon” after hitting a limit on the national debt later this month.
    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said the federal government should hit the ceiling by the end of February unless Washington raises the nation’s limit on public borrowing.

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