HAPPY NEW YEAR, BLOGTOWN! No more champagne, and the fireworks are through. Here we are, me and you, feeling lost and feeling blue. LET'S GO TO PRESS.
GOP speaker John Boehner may be backing "limited" immigration reform. (Maybe his New Year's resolution was to infuriate Tea Baggers?)
NSA leaker Edward Snowden gets support from both the New York Times and the Guardian who say that President Obama should grant him clemency. I have a feeling that is not going to happen.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor temporarily blocks the health care law requirement which says that religious organizations must provide health insurance that includes birth control.
A nor'easter is scheduled to hit the east coast bringing with it a foot of snow and wind chills in the -10 degree range. On the upside, "nor'easter" is an awesome word.
A Roman Catholic priest is found, presumably murdered, in his California church rectory.
R.I.P. actor James Avery (AKA Uncle Phil on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) who has passed away at the age of 68.
In case you missed it, fake reality show star and actual homophobe Phil Robertson of TV's Duck Dynasty is also on the record for saying that one should marry girls when they are 15 or 16. Because YEEEEE-HAWWWW!
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford follows up his crack scandal with a bid for... reelection? The balls on that one!
Now here's what's going on in your neck of the woods: Cloudy with showers coming in later tonight, but a sunny, gusty weekend ahead!
And finally, you know you drank too much on New Years when your eggs start talking to you.