Newspaper Roundup for Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Let elderly people 'hurry up and die', says Japanese finance minister
Taro Aso says he would refuse end-of-life care and would 'feel bad' knowing treatment was paid for by government
San Francisco Chronicle:
Calif. politicians want to regulate ammunition
Background checks, report ammo sales to Calif. authorities
The Local (Sweden):
'Slap meat with carbon tax to reduce emissions'
Reid to lay out plans for filibuster reform
May require minority party to muster 41 votes to stall a bill or nominee
McDonald's settles $700,000 suit over Islamic diet in US
Falsely advertised its food as being prepared according to Islamic dietary law.
Milbank column: Obama's speech 'failed to rise to the moment'
'Less an inaugural address for the ages than a leftover campaign speech'
New York Times:
Obama Offers Liberal Vision: ‘We Must Act’
Groupon nixes all gun-related deals
USA Today video:
Obama's overt gum chewing at Inauguration 2013
Russia places dozens of Americans on list barring them from entering Russia
Steps up retaliation over U.S. human rights abuse sanctions
Texas ads aimed at frustrated New Yorkers: Come on down!
Republicans expect Clinton’s account of Benghazi
First lady Michelle Obama serves as fashion icon
A ‘limitless’ vision: Obama lays out liberal agenda for second term
Wows to protect gay rights, climate
Obama: On offense for liberalism
St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Gun used in St. Louis career-college shooting was stolen
Denver Post Editorial:
Damning evidence in Boulder cops' elk's killing