At the end of the week:
- House passes GOP’s 2012 budget blueprint (WashPost) — And the NYT headline described it this way: G.O.P.-Led House Votes to Cut Trillions Over 10 Years.
- Qaddafi Troops Fire Cluster Bombs Into Civilian Areas (NYT) — Just another little reminder of whom we’re fighting against. Or helping other people fight against. Or whatever.
- Clashes at mass protest in Syria (BBC) — The largest such clashes in a month.
- Greenville plant unveils 1st SC-made electric bus (AP) — Which sounds way cool.
- Whatever Happened To The Anti-War Movement? (NPR) — Hey, I love NPR, but sometimes I get a glimpse of what some people don’t like about it — such as the political/cultural assumptions inherent in raising such a question. I mean, I haven’t noticed a lack of anti-war fervor. Seems like it’s still out there. Matter of perspective.
- Arizona Becomes First State To Pass Birther Bill (NPR) — Of course, when the people who hate NPR are busy doing stuff like this, you sort of don’t care WHAT they think…