Wound up working reasonably hard today–but then again, I am not a veteran. Here are some remainders of the day:
* As Brother Benen notes, coal baron and maximum GOP backer Robert Murray of Ohio laying off workers out of post-election spite.
* The Hill‘s Christian Heinze reports the vote in supposed 2012 bellwether counties, many of which are no longer bellwethers.
* New Yorker‘s Jane Mayer explores political motives involved in unveiling of Petraeus scandal–which she doubts is a scandal at all.
* At Ten Miles Square, Harold Pollack wonders if in all the Republican reconsideration of the 2012 campaign, any GOPer is going to regret voter suppression.
* At College Guide, Daniel Luzer reports that pot legalization initiatives won’t have a very liberating effect on college students in the states involved.
* Passage of local ballot initiative in Los Angeles requiring porn actors to use condoms is roiling industry, which is threatening relocations.
And in non-political news:
* United Airlines offering turn-down service for first-class passengers on long-haul international flights.
Back tomorrow with full 12-post blogging service or the equivalent, regardless of your reader status.