The entire New York Times story is interesting. Its essential takeaway is that Obama is running a pay-for-play White House despite his promises to keep lobbyists out and clean things up. “Drain the swamp” is how Nancy Pelosi phrased it. But all the Democrats have really done is make sure the swamp is under their management.
***Republican representative calls for Eric Holder's resignation over "Fast and Furious." Yeah, good luck with that. Taking responsibility would require character and integrity. If he had either of those, this wouldn't have happened in the first place.
***Alabama college football start takes 17-year-old cancer patient to her high school prom. This is neat.
Richardson agreed to attend the dance with Alvis after her uncle contacted some of his friends at Alabama. He didn't go to his own senior prom, but he said he wanted to attend Alvis' dance because his own mother is a cancer survivor.