Morning Must Reads: January 21

In the News: Obama Facing Pressure over State of the Union Address, Report Points Fingers at Assad in Syria, Why Hillary Might not Be a 2016 Shoe-in, and Wendy Davis' Biography

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The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC.

  • Obama Under Pressure From Divided Democrats on Economic Message of State of the Union [National Journal]
  • Hillary’s No Slam Dunk in 2016 [Politico Magazine]
  • ‘Systematic Torture and Killing’—New Report Points Fingers at Syria’s Assad [TIME]
  • Is D.C. the next Silicon Valley? [Washington Post]
  • Blackberry Surges thanks to Pentagon boost [Bloomberg]
  • How Chris Christie is Trying to Turn Bridge-gate into a Partisan Scrum (And How It’s Working) [Washington Post]
  • Parties Seize on Abortions Issues in Midterm Race [NYTimes]
  • The Imago Dei Campaign: Evangelical Groups Say Gays Made in God’s Image [TIME]
  • The Radical Gospel of Martin Luther King [Al Jazeera]
  • Wendy Davis Clarifies Biography [Dallas Morning News]
  • Going the Distance: On and Off the Road with Barack Obama [New Yorker]

Well, today was my first Flip The Effing Flu The Effing Bird Day!

Got my isometrics done, that was today's last thing. Yah!


Your agreement will be respected, Rusty. Whether by your choice or our enforcement, it will be respected.



I don't know what happened, but it seems like your head was a bit too close to the center of poffage.


Legal problems in the Taliban Republic of North Carolina

Judge strikes down North Carolina's forced ultrasound law for violating the First Amendment


@mantisdragon91 But if NC doesn't have this law, how will they do the slut shaming?