A Day Of Transitions For Everyone!

  • Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius has removed her name from Cabinet consideration. [The Hill]
  • New York Governor David Paterson wants to be your next President because "Once you go black, you don't go back." [Politico]
  • Fred Thompson is so cheap that he's renting his apartment out for the inauguration. [Huffington Post]
  • The Supreme Court rejected the crazypants challenge to Obama's citizenship. [Politico]
  • Your tax dollars at work: the State Department is now on Twitter. [Washington Independent]
  • Karl Rove's gonna write a book about everyone who was mean to George Bush. Florists in D.C. are already planning on mass deliveries when the index is out. [CNN]
  • President Bush's new neighbors are concerned that their community might become a target after he moves in. Now they know how all the residents of D.C. feel. [Raw Story]
  • All the women out there who were concerned about Chris Matthews' run for the Senate in Pennsylvania might be able to breathe a sigh of relief. His brother doesn't think he'll leave television. [The New Republic, Politico]
  • Christie Hefner's apparently leaving Playboy Enterprises... to angle for a job with the Obama Administration? [Portfolio]
  • Israeli Interior Minister Meir Sheetrit is trying to grant Sandra Samuel, the Indian nanny who rescued Moeshe Holtzberg during the Mumbai terror attacks, the status of "Righteous among the Nations" to allow her to stay in Israel as long as she wishes. The honor is given to non-Jews who save the lives of Jews. [Associated Press]
  • Pakistan actually arrested one of the suspected Mumbai plotters, by the way. [Huffington Post]
  • In your official holiday-themed uplifting end to the roundup, homeless men at Detroit's Mariners Inn shelter and treatment center are raising $500 for each of 4 poor families they are adopting for the holidays. [Breitbart]