FROM THE WEEKEND…. We covered a fair amount of ground over the weekend. Here’s a quick overview If you may have missed.

On Sunday, we talked about:

* House Republican leaders appear, at long last, to be taking ownership of the radical “roadmap” budget plan touted by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). For Democrats, that’s good news.

* Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has pulled off a hard-to-execute flip-flop-flip.

* Psychoanalysis is wholly unnecessary to understand why most Americans are offended by Sarah Palin.

* Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is obligated to disclose his wife’s income. For six years, he didn’t.

* Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) heads to Iowa, pretends to be a presidential candidate.

* The White House is already offering some hints about what to expect in this week’s State of the Union address.

* On the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade ruling, some opponents of reproductive rights are sounding extremist notes.

And on Saturday, we talked about:

* The point of the GOP’s “job-killing” rhetoric is obvious: they’re hoping to avoid blame for their Bush-era failures.

* The closer one looks, the weaker the support for repealing the Affordable Care Act appears.

* The anti-gay boycott of CPAC is starting to pick up congressional supporters.

* In “This Week in God,” we covered, among other things, why the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops isn’t on board with Republicans’ health care efforts.

* An obscure, academic target of Glenn Beck’s ire is now facing threats from his minions.

* And Keith Olbermann’s tenure at MSNBC comes to an abrupt end. Though he doesn’t always get much credit for it, the “Countdown” host helped change American media in recent years.

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