Spangle: News Roundup 1-13-13

News Roundup 1-13-13

Storified by Chris Spangle· Sun, Jan 13 2013 13:09:50

President Obama plans to push Congress on ambitious immigration overhaul, senior officials say – @nytimes
How NRA’s true believers converted a marksmanship group into a mighty gun lobby #tlot #tcot #libertarian Are Libertarians
Venezuela’s most senior political leaders are in Cuba to visit President Hugo Chavez, who is still in serious condition – @BBCNews
Sen. Bob Corker questions Hagel’s ‘temperament’ – @TPMLiveWire
How Washington Grows Rich #tlot #tcot #libertarian Are Libertarians
Police storm San Diego theater, shoot armed suspect hiding inside – @AP
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell: GOP has ‘a dark vein of intolerance’ – @politico
Reddit Co-Founder, Open Info Activist Bullied by DOJ Commits Suicide #tcot #tlot #libertarian Are Libertarians
Family of Internet activist Aaron Swartz: Prosecutors, MIT, contributed to his suicide – @allthingsd
Sen. Joe Manchin: Gun proposal should address ‘culture of mass violence’ – @briefingroom
Milwaukee Grandmother: "[The Gun] Saved My Life" #tcot #tlot #Libertarian Are Libertarians
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu dismisses allegations he wasted billions on Iran strike which never happened – @Reuters
Tens of thousands take to Taipei streets to protest Taiwan’s China-friendly president Ma Ying-jeou – @AP
Eric Holder Says Gun Owners Should “Cower” in Shame Like Smokers #tcot #tlot #libertarian Are Libertarians
Egyptian court grants former president Hosni Mubarak’s appeal against his life sentence, orders retrial – @AP
Over 100 Killed as French Troops Attack Mali Town #tcot #tlot #libertarian Are Libertarians
‘Zero Dark Thirty’ wins box office with $24 million – @THR
Algeria has authorized French warplanes to use its airspace for bombing raids in neighboring Mali – @AFP
At least 7 people are killed in a blast in a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, local officials say – @Reuters
Tens of thousands Malaysians protest in the capital against the government calling for reforms – @RT_com
Thousands gather for Moscow march against a ban on Americans adopting Russian children; Putin criticized – @Reuters
Hawks on Iraq Prepare for War Again, Against Hagel #tcot #tlot #libertarian Are Libertarians
Get States off the Federal Dole #tcot #tlot #Libertarian Are Libertarians
4 allegedly stabbed 2 to death in Joliet, Illinois, tried to dismember bodies – @ABC7Chicago
Pollution reading in Beijing is the ‘worst on record,’ says Greenpeace – @Reuters
Google Officials Arrive in North Korearodrigorojo1
NRA president predicts assault weapons ban won’t pass Congress – @thehill
What Does It Mean To Be Libertarian #tlot #tcot Are Libertarians
Top Australian observatory is under threat from wildfires as hot weather and storms stoke scores of new blazes – @AFP
Spangle: Reason and Cato Videos on Gun Debate Are Libertarians
Indicted businessman: Harry Reid, Utah A.G. tied to alleged scheme #tcot #tlot #libertarianWe Are Libertarians
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A shooting outside the Empire Club in Hollywood, Calif., overnight claimed 1 life, injured 2 others – @CBSLA
The Importance of History via @Libertarianism #tcot #tlot #libertarianWe Are Libertarians
Iraq’s finance minister escaped an apparent assassination attempt when his convoy was struck by a roadside bomb – @AFP
Report: US envoy says Iran working to destabilize Yemen – @Reuters
Some Newtown residents say school should be demolished and a memorial built on the property in honor of the victims killed – @NBCNewYork
Against Government Debt #Tlot #libertarian #tcotWe Are Libertarians
How NRA’s true believers converted a marksmanship group into a mighty gun lobby #tlot #tcot #libertarian Are Libertarians
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell: Former Sen. Chuck Hagel ‘superbly qualified’ to be secretary of defense – @NBCNews
Libertarian Party sues three cities in Kansas over open carry bansLawsuits were filed Friday against two Johnson County cities and the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., allegi…
Ruiz: The Government According to Taylor Swift Are Libertarians
Big Boi, Of Outkast, Explains Voting For Gary Johnson Over Obama (VIDEO) via @HuffPostLiveDavid Cox

News Roundup for 1-12-13

News Roundup for 1-12-13

Storified by Chris Spangle· Sat, Jan 12 2013 14:53:13

No joke, Biden was asked when his task force would propose new gun regulations. "We’re shooting for Tuesday," he said. Groseclose
Source: Lance Armstrong plans to admit doping during Oprah Winfrey interview – @usatoday
Ugh. Co-Designer of RSS commits suicide at 26. Spangle
Computer activist Aaron Swartz, who founded a service which merged with Reddit, commits suicide, lawyer says – @thetech
Spangle: Why Does Jeff Sessions Hate Jack Lew? Are Libertarians
Hong Kong action hero Jackie Chan provokes controversy by calling the US ‘the most corrupt country in the world’ – @AFP
A lot can go wrong with a platinum coin #tcot #tlot #LibertarianWe Are Libertarians
Spangle: The Problem With Sandy Relief Aid Are Libertarians
Millions noticing paychecks lighter today, due to payroll tax hike #tcot #tlot #Libertarian Are Libertarians
Deaf Belgian twins who said they could not bear losing their eyesight are allowed to commit suicide – @BPbreakingnews
Do Higher Tax Rates Hurt Growth? #tlot #tcot #libertarian Are Libertarians
Russia rejects Assad exit as a precondition for Syria peace deal – @Reuters
The Ron Paul Legacy – Are Libertarians
Some 1,000 Pakistani Shiites demanding better security block roads with coffins of relatives killed in bombings – @AP
Reid to Obama: OK to skip Congress on debt ceiling #tlot #Libertarian #tcot Are Libertarians
Man dies setting himself on fire in 2013’s 1st immolation protest against Chinese rule, rights group says – @TibetPost
Why Americans will soon pay more to drive every mile #tlot #Libertarian #tcotWe Are Libertarians
The Last Leftist #tlot #libertarian Are Libertarians
White House responds to secession petitions, calls for unity instead – @thehill
Obama, Karzai Stay Ambiguous on US Troop Levels in Afghanistan #tcot #tlot #libertarianWe Are Libertarians
Tom Fitton, Head of Judicial Watch, Battling Obama Administration for Access to Photos of Usama Bin Laden’s Body #tlot Are Libertarians
"One of the Biggest and Most Elaborate Falsehoods Ever Sold to the American Public" (The Bank Bailouts) – #tlot #TcotWe Are Libertarians
Several people reported killed during shelling of Syrian capital Damascus as regime claims capture of rebel stronghold of Daraya – @AJELive
Wait, Didn’t the Fiscal Cliff Deal Originate in the Senate? #tlot #Tcot #libertarian Are Libertarians
New York’s Gov. Cuomo declares state public health emergency in response to severe flu outbreak – @nbcnightlynewsBreaking News
Pollution at hazardous levels for a 2nd day in Beijing; residents advised to stay indoors – @AFP
‘Mind if I smoke?’ taking on a new meaning for D.C. hosts #tlot #libertarianWe Are Libertarians
Greece’s parliament approves new tax legislation aimed at boosting state revenues by $3 billion this year – @AJELive
Thousands of Kurds vowed revenge as they rallied in Paris over the killing of 3 top Kurdish activists – @AFP
US Treasury: We won’t mint a platinum coin to sidestep the debt ceiling – @washingtonpost
RFK Jr: ’Very convincing’ evidence that JFK wasn’t killed by lone gunman #tlot #Tcot #LibertarianWe Are Libertarians storm damage Clinton kyYFrog
Think Only the Rich Will Pay More Taxes? You’re Wrong #Tlot #tcot #LibertarianWe Are Libertarians
Report: Group plans to buy Sacramento Kings and build a $400 million arena – @sacbee_news
Update: 29 police officers injured in East Belfast protests; 4 hospitalized – @SkyNews
Judge okays group prayers for Muslim inmates in Indiana – @Reuters
More than 100 killed in French air strikes and fighting in Mali – @Reuters
(PHOTO) Police officer injured at #Belfast protest today. 16 reported injured altogether @RT_com Firth
Spangle: Why Does Jeff Sessions Hate Jack Lew?: Sen. Jeff Sessions has been very clear: Jack Lew (and his funny … Spangle
Spangle: The Problem With Sandy Relief Aid: One of the insider-political discussions in Indiana has been a discu… Spangle
How a bill moves through the Indiana Legislature. #INLegis #RedInChris Spangle
Big Boi, Of Outkast, Explains Voting For Gary Johnson Over Obama #tcot #tlot #libertarian Spangle
Harrington: Jacob Lew’s Handwriting Makes Me Hungry Are Libertarians
Hospitals crack down on staff refusing flu shots; at least 15 in 4 states lost jobs after declining vaccinations – @AP
If you work in a hospital and refuse to get a flu shot, don’t be surprised when the fire your ass.Doug Mataconis