From the NYT: "President Obama pledged on Thursday to 'seek a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world,' imploring America and the Islamic world to drop their suspicions of one another and forge new alliances to confront violent extremism and heal religious divides." Oooooh, the hillbillies are NOT gonna like that one! (I would say it's a good thing they can't read, but Rush Limbaugh will be "reading it" for them.)
Chinese police rally to prevent any commemoration of the Tiananmen Square Massacre. Say officials, "Human rights, shuman shmights."
The mystery surrounding that downed Air France flight grows mysteriouser, and mysteriouser.
Need a job? Wal-Mart is hiring 22,000 people this year! Wait… where are you going?
Angelina Jolie is now the world's most powerful celebrity. Baaa-HA! Bwaaah-HA-HA-HA-HAAAA! Bow before her magnificence, a-holes!!
And finally, are you going to Corey and Rachel's wedding? Watch this video invitation Corey made, and if you're still not attending, you're a dick. (I DON'T CARE IF IT'S IN CINCINNATI!!)
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