Jester’s Court — January 8, 2013


New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney said that Gov. Chris Christie might have “prayed” for Superstorm Sandy.

Nine faces for the trillion-dollar coin.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has asked his West Bank-based government to prepare for replacing the words “Palestinian Authority” with “State of Palestine.”

The drone wars are beginning.

Iran’s Foreign Ministry appears to be backing President Barack Obama’s pick of former Sen. Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense.

A Swiss court has wiped the slate clean for a farmer and his family, relieving them of an annual debt to a Catholic church dating back to 1357.

Apparently, it’s not public indecency if a sex act is performed in a car in your own driveway, at least not when you are a public official.

A military judge found that Bradley Manning suffered illegal pretrial punishment during nine months in a Marine Corps brig and reduced his potential sentence.

Automakers would need to make hybrids and electric vehicles emit sound under rules that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed.

Authorities are investigating the death of a former Casper, Wyoming, mayor facing felony charges in a child pornography case.

The Republican Main Street Partnership, a  group that has promoted moderate GOP lawmakers and policies, will remove the word “Republican” from its title and welcome center-right Democrats in 2013.

In a new poll, Congress came out of the survey in higher standing than North Korea, the Kardashian family, and actress Lindsay Lohan, as well as Cuba’s Fidel Castro and former Sen. John Edwards.

Texas is considering making it easier to carry a concealed weapon.

It’s not a good idea when two nuclear powers skirmish and kill soldiers.


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