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Jewcy Zeitgeist: MTA Fare Hike, Korea Positions Missile, and Obama Outrage Over Commencement

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: Hillary Clinton is headed to Mexico to improve diplomatic relations as the nation explodes with drug cartel violence. The MTA board is expected to approve the "doomsday budget," a move that will cut service and … Read More

By / March 25, 2009

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order:

  • Hillary Clinton is headed to Mexico to improve diplomatic relations as the nation explodes with drug cartel violence.
  • The MTA board is expected to approve the "doomsday budget," a move that will cut service and raise New York City subway fares to $2.50 per ride.
  • France is up in arms after learning of a $4 million severance package being given to the head of a failed auto parts company. Those Americans up in arms about AIG bonuses don’t seem to mind.
  • President Obama has been invited to speak at the spring commencement at Notre Dame, a move that has angered many Catholic groups, including the Cardinal Newman Society (which is always angry about everything), because of his stance on abortion.