Wednesday, January 24, 2007


Roundup of percolating trouble:

1. Incoming students at UNC-Chapel Hill will be asked to read a book by Sister Helen Prejean (played by Susan Saranwrap in "Dead Man Walking") that is deeply anti-death penalty. Probably nobody will care, ya reckon?

2. Rep. Sue Myrick goes public with a feud with fellow Republican (super) conservative Robert Pittenger, who represents Charlotte in the state senate. 'Pears Pittenger was trying to push Myrick into the race for guv so he could run for her seat in the U.S. Congress. Not so fast there, Bob, sez Myrick. Pittenger blames it all on Myrick's chief of staff, Hal Weatherman, "an angry young man." Now everybody's angry!

3. Tough guy John Edwards makes threats anent Iran RE nuclear bomb ... to an Israeli audience.

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