Patt Morrison for June 20, 2012

Holder And Issa Meet On Capitol Hill Ahead Of Possible Contempt Vote

Obama invokes executive privilege blocking subpoena

Barack Obama raised a storm of criticism and media coverage this morning when he invoked executive privilege to prevent White House documents from being released to congress.
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will, after all, probably be vetting Florida senator and Cuban-American Marco Rubio as a potential running mate.
Julian Assange
Julian Assange is known for publicizing confidential and controversial information, but now the WikLeaks founder has become the center of controversy after he waltzed into the embassy of Ecuador in London on Tuesday and requested political asylum in an apparent attempt to avoid facing allegations of sexual misconduct in Sweden.
Deasy talks teacher evaluations

Big Man on Campus: Supt. Deasy weighs in on issues facing LAUSD

Just because the school year is over doesn’t mean John Deasy and the LAUSD have had time off.

Is the American dream being roped off for VIPs only?

America is ideally supposed to be a meritocracy – where those who are the most capable are at the top – but there is an evident lack of diversity among those who occupy positions of power.
A view of people walking in the Facebook
New numbers out today with the Anderson Forecast. The country’s moving away from home ownership, technology is still up, and are we saving enough?
Dinosaur Dispute
A U.S. federal judge authorized the Department of Homeland Security to seize a set of Tyrannosaurus fossils, after it was found that the bones were smuggled illegally into the country.
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