The Morning April 4th, 2011

The exact thing not to do: A fringe pastor burns a Koran and Sen. Lindsey Graham responds by hoping to curtail free speech rights during war.

Still not as bad as Chernobyl? Japanese power company is forced to release 10,000 tons of radioactive water into the ocean.

Tim Pawlenty is eventually going to hire John Woo for his campaign commercials, right? This is one way to make sure you don;t run the most boring campaign ever.

Like water? Don’t live in a city in 40 years: A study shows that climate change may mean that 1 in 9 people living in cities in 2050 will face a water shortage.

Annnddd GO! Rep. Paul Ryan and the GOP release details on their budget.  It includes a dramatic and “radical” re-imagining of Medicaid and Medicare.

That’s why Southwest is so cheap: Three more planes show severe cracks.

Seriously? A chef at an elite private school in the U.K. poisoned the soup.

How to you legislate something you’re banned from saying? Florida joins the growing list of states that will require women to look at sonograms before an abortion.

Massive bonuses for the “best year in safety performance in our company’s history”: Transocean, the company that ran Deep Water Horizon, has given gigantic bonuses to executives for safety.

We’re eventually going to say something to our “friends” in the Yemen Government, right? Soldiers and Police fire on and kill protesters in Yemen.


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