10:08 AM, January 25th, 2012

Frontpage: Jan. 25th

  1. Obama Pitches New ‘Buffett Rule’: In a populist State of the Union address last night, President Obama touted a revamped “Buffett Rule”— the idea that people making more than $1 million a year should pay at least 30 percent in income taxes.
  2. U.S. Raid Rescues Pirate Hostages: When President Obama stepped into the House to give the State of the Union last night, he pointed to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and said, “Good job tonight.” The reason? American commandos—the same team that carried out the bin Laden mission—had just dropped into Somalia by helicopter, killed nine pirates, captured several others, and freed two aid workers, including an American woman, who had been held captive for months. 
  3. Gingrich PAC Buys $6M More in Ads: Gingrich’s super PAC quickly spent all $5 million of a donation from the wife of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson on airtime in Florida. The ad accuses Romney of being identical to Obama. 
  4. GOP Response Knocks Obama: Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels made Republicans gave a stern rebuttal to the president’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. “We do not accept that ours will ever be a nation of haves and have-nots; we must always be a nation of haves and soon-to-haves,” Daniels said after the speech.
  5. Marine Spared Jail for Iraqi MassacreMarine Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich will not go to prison for the killing of 24 Iraqi civilians.

Photo: U.S. President Barack Obama greets Representative Gabrielle Giffords with a hug, before his State of the Union address. (Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg-Getty Images)

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  1. egwmusic reblogged this from bjoneswho
  2. bjoneswho reblogged this from cheatsheet and added:
    Never Forget.
  3. weusedtothewaiting reblogged this from cheatsheet and added:
    Good round-up of last night.
  4. stoprobbers reblogged this from cheatsheet and added:
    I thought he killed it last night. And I can’t imagine how you could rail against his demands and proposals. Obama/Biden...
  5. spoopparty reblogged this from cheatsheet and added:
    The team that killed Bin Laden is dead tho Also, the last two are fucked. That soldier should be thrown in jail for life...
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