Pennsylvania appellate court throws out the part of the Pennsylvania fracking law that allows the state to override local environmental laws. Gov. Corbett continues to insist that his law is completely constitutional; after all, what would judges know about laws and constitutions and whatnot?
Elsewhere, staunch Corbett supporter Chris Freind puts more heat on the Governor for failing to arrest Jerry Sandusky more quickly while serving as Attorney General. Notes, also, that Mr. Corbett yells at reporters when they ask him about it, meaning that if Mr. Corbett yells at Mr. Freind, Corbett dittoheads will hail their hero's "independence."
Ron Paul's "Audit the Fed" bill finally passes the House, by a wide margin. Harry Reid says the bill won't get a vote in the Senate -- but that's not how he used to feel.
H.R. 4078 actually calls for a regulatory freeze until employment reaches 6%, not unemployment, and Democrats react with glee. Hey, I totally missed that typo, too! And thus gave H.R. 4078 too much credit on Tuesday.
Finally, Think Progress refutes three more right-wing lies about minimum wage hikes. More ammo for your next holiday dinner with your Tea Party uncle -- if he still listens to anything anybody else says.