Headline Roundup (6/22/10)

In the news:

  • Too soon? Road built with stimulus funds named “President Barack Obama Parkway.”
  • Fired? Gen. Stanley McChrystal summoned to Washington to explain anti-administration comments.
  • Your taxes at work: U.S. funding of a massive protection racket in Afghanistan indirectly pays tens of millions of dollars to warloards, corrupt public officials, and even the Taliban itself.
  • A Tale of Two Disasters: “Bush was blamed for local failures after Katrina. Obama got a free ride for weeks as federal failures mounted during the Gulf spill.”
  • Elena Kagan says the Bork hearings were the best thing to ever happen to Constitutional Democracy.
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