Stories to Watch: 6/30/11
I’m heading over to Milwaukee for Summerfest tomorrow, so I’ll be out most of the day. Might get a morning post in before I go, but that’s not certain. Now here’s the news…
Apparently, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is considering quittingafter the debt limit debate has been settled.
Mitch McConnell invites the president to visit congress and get yelled at by Republicans. Shockingly, President Obama turns him down.
Steve Benen hits on one of my favorite subjects: the media sucksso hard. This time, the suckage comes in the form of reporting (and non-reporting) of legal battles over healthcare reform.
Bad news for the GOP: polling shows that Americans aren’t buying their “death panel” BS.
Kansas tries to regulate abortion providers out of existence — and will probably succeed. I guess “burdensome regulations” by “big government” are fine when Republicans are doing the over-regulation.
I guess Republicans are tired of humping Reagan’s grave.
You know who’s had a plan for a rightwing propaganda network since the Nixon administration? Would you believe Fox News’ Roger Ailes?
Finally, Ohio seems to think they have a right to everyone else’s water.