Morning Coffee 1.17.09

He’s baaaaaaaack. Looks like Illinois jr. Senator Roland Burris is dealing with calls for him to resign…for lying. Shocking. (lol…)
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“The disclosure is at odds with Burris’ testimony in January, when the Illinois House impeachment committee specifically asked whether he had ever spoken to Robert Blagojevich or other aides to the now-deposed governor about the Senate seat vacated by President Barack Obama.
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The discrepancy could mean Burris perjured himself…”
[MSNBC]
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OK, so CERN is looking for the “God particle” and I’m only posting this because it means that the book I’m reading, “Angles & Demons,” is actually kinda true. YES! [BBC]
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How does a state go broke? I have no idea, but California should know. In the meantime, the state’s lawmakers are trying to borrow moulah to survive. [NYT]

Hillary Clinton went to Tokyo over the weekend, and the Japanese minister of finance is planning to step down, after allegedly being drunk at the G7. He blames cold medicine, others say charge that he’s a drunkie. Hm…

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