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Jewcy Zeitgeist: Obama Proposes Major Tax Cut, Leon Panetta To Head CIA and Jett Travolta Autopsy

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: Barack Obama has proposed a whopping $300 billion tax cut as part of the economic stimulus package, which will take effect mid-February. An autopsy on Jett Travolta, John Travolta’s 16-year-old son … Read More

By / January 5, 2009

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

  • Barack Obama has proposed a whopping $300 billion tax cut as part of the economic stimulus package, which will take effect mid-February.
  • An autopsy on Jett Travolta, John Travolta’s 16-year-old son who died on Friday, is being conducted today in the Bahamas. Jett, who suffered from Kawasaki Syndrome, is believed to have hit his head on the bathtub while having a seizure.
  • Apple CEO Steve Jobs has decided to come clean about his health after rumors swirled about his current drastic weight loss. Jobs claims a hormone imbalance is to blame for his weight fluctuations and will undergo treatment.
  • Leon Panetta, former Clinton chief of staff, has been chosen by Barack Obama to head the CIA, although he has no intelligence experience.
  • Family Ties: John "Junior" Gotti is seeking bail after being arrested on racketeering charges. Gotti denies any links to organized crime.