– Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said that Israel is a “bogus and fake Zionist outgrowth will disappear off the landscape of geography.”
– The ACA will reduce Medicare’s projected spending by $716 billion and shore up the program’s trust fund. The hospital insurance program now faces a shortfall over the next 75 years equal to 1.35 percent of taxable payroll — “much less than the size of the shortfall that the trustees estimated before the enactment of health reform: 3.88 percent of taxable payroll”:
– A nationwide USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll “of people who are eligible to vote but aren’t likely to do so finds that these stay-at-home Americans back Obama’s re-election over Republican Mitt Romney by more than 2-1.”
– And finally: The Silversun Pickups are asking Mitt Romney’s campaign “to immediately stop the use of the rock group’s song ‘Panic Switch.’”
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