The spirit of the news
By Eric Pickhartz,
9:07AM, Wed. Feb. 9, 2011
Today's edition of the Newsgeist is riddled with stories on stalled Korean talks, the Tea Party, and the State of the State of Texas. Read more for the links.
-Governor Good Hair gave his State of the State Address yesterday, and mainly focused on plans for budget recovery.
-Speaking of budgets and finances, Austin-area school superintendents are earning disproportionate salaries compared to their economic situation.
-The Patriot Act extension failed in the House, marking the first significant effect the Tea Party has had on Congressional voting.
-Military talks in Korea have stalled, causing a setback that could be drastic.
-Science fiction is reality; a new robotic arm controlled by a computer chip in the brain is being tested by the FDA.
-Good old Facebook is moving their headquarters to accommodate expansion.
-And finally, Taco Bell is responding to a lawsuit claiming misled taco meat claims with, you guessed it, free tacos!
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