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- Open-carry - Another yahoo accidentally shoots himself in the john of an Oregon internet cafe. “He drug himself out of the bathroom and we helped him tie a tourniquet around his leg,” cafe manager James Sherburne told The Register-Guard. “He got lucky, I think.” (Raw Story)
- Good News and Bad News - Yay! 157,000 jobs were created in December! Boo! The unemployment rate went up in December to 7.9% Boo-er (more boo?): The wider U-6 measure of underemployment held steady at 14.4 percent. 38.1 percent of the unemployed have been out of work for six months or more. (Think Progress)
- The Confederacy - The Virginia House of Delegates approved a bill that would invite any religious or political university student group to discriminate at will and require the campus to providing them funding and access to campus facilities. The KKK could start a campus chapter and demand funding. (Think Progress)