It’s Greek: Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is signaling today that he’s willing to accept the latest European bailout offer with some adjustments to tax increases and retirement. Greece missed the deadline to repay $1.8 billion in debt yesterday, but the latest offer from Tsipras gives hope that the situation can be resolved and world financial markets can relax.
The Supremes: The court issued rapid-fire decisions yesterday on executions, voting districts, air pollution, and Texas abortion clinics.
Permawar: Islamic militants staged simultaneous attacks on Egyptian military checkpoints today in the Sinai desert, killing 38 soldiers. Many more were wounded. The incident reveals an entrenched resistance even as the military has stepped up its defense.
The attacks included three suicide car bombs. As fighting continued, the militants were reported to have captured weapons and armored vehicles. One of the armored vehicles was destroyed by a helicopter gunship as it was driven away.Read more
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Drachma Drama: About a third of Greece’s ATM’s ran out of money yesterday after Greeks rushed to the banks in response to the latest developments in the country’s credit crisis. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for a quick national …Read more
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It's Been Said
"There comes a time in the history of nations when fear and complacency allow power to accumulate and liberty and privacy to suffer. That time is now, and I will not let the Patriot Act, the most unpatriotic of acts, go unchallenged."
- Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul