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Breakfast Scramble: Bitten By the Weiner

DavidL's Breakfast Scramble

Chrissy Matthews bitten by the Weiner, from back to back posts at McCain.  First Chrissy discusses values:

This is, to me, the stakes here. If [Anthony Weiner] stays, [Democrats] never get the leadership back. They never get the Speakership back because the people in the rural areas of this country who are Christian conservative culturally – you can say backward if you want – but they don’t like this kind of stuff at all. They’re not part of that 56 percent in Brooklyn and Queens who say, “okay, we can live with this guy.” Your thoughts, Ben? Isn’t that the cutting edge of this?

Via Robert Stacy McCain, Other McCain [1].

And then:

NEW CASTLE, Del. — Police on Friday afternoon came to the home of a 17-year-old high school junior to ask her about direct online communications she has had with Rep. Anthony Weiner.
Two officers from the New Castle County Police Department arrived at the girl’s home around 4:30 p.m. and asked to speak with the girl’s mother about the daughter’s contact with Weiner. Another officer appeared at the home a short time later. A FoxNews.com reporter was at the home when the police arrived.

Via Robert Stacy McCain, Other McCain [2].

Chrissy, if you want my advice, don’t go near the Weiner.    The Weiner is radioactive.

Top 10 headlines about Congressman Anthony Weiner. from Toby Harden, Telegraph [3](UK), Chrissy fits nine to a tee:

9. Lots of guys pull a Weiner [4] (New York Daily News)

Can’t keep a good country down, from Emily Allen, Mail l [5](UK):

Just three months ago Japan was plunged into chaos after a cataclysmic earthquake sent a merciless tsunami crashing through towns and cities up and down the east coast.

The unforgiving tide of water obliterated tens of thousands of buildings, devouring almost anything in its path. Thousands of people died and hundreds of bodies have never been recovered.

The heart-breaking images of families desperately searching for loved ones amid the rubble of their homes sent shockwaves around the world.

Now, three months on, these images show the Japanese people remain undaunted by the havoc nature has wreaked on their homeland as step by step they rebuild their nation.

Shooting in gun free New York I, from New York Times [6]:

Five people were shot along the boardwalk in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, Thursday afternoon during a mini heat wave that had packed the city’s beaches.

Two of the victims are badly wounded, the authorities said.

The shooting took place around 5:20 p.m. on the boardwalk near Brighton Sixth Street, the Fire Department said.

The shooting unfolded on a day when a mini-heat wave and a school holiday sent hordes of people to Coney Island and Brighton Beaches, which were teeming with beachgoers — many of them teenagers — trying to escape temperatures approaching 100 degrees.

Shooting in gun free New York II from Mark Morales and Bob Kappstatter, Daily News [7]:

Shots rang out on a crowded Queens subway train Thursday, forcing riders to duck and run as two gangs brawled.

Riders panicked when three shots erupted from the last cars of a Manhattan-bound A train at the Howard Beach station about 6:30 p.m.

No injuries were reported.

The adversaries fled down the tracks of the 159th St. and Coleman Square elevated connecting point to the AirTrain to Kennedy Airport.

Was it an off-duty cop one Mayor Bloomberg’s political supports who was the shooter?  They the only people allowed to carry guns in Da Mayor’s crime free, gun free paradise

Argentina and the Falklands: A background post,from Fausta [8].   The only thing I know about Spanish that is was hard.