Morning Constitutional – Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Good morning, everybody. David Letterman would like to kill that Jon Stewart bastard. Now, your morning constitutional:

Thousands have been evacuated from areas west of Boulder as a 7,100-acre wildfire blazes out of control.

The report from BP’s own investigation into the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill unsurprisingly focuses on blaming other companies rather than their own negligence.

Fidel Castro criticizes Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for denying the Holocaust and escalating conflict between Iran the West.

Taxpayers in New Jersey, as well as other places in the country, are still paying for stadiums that have been abandoned. The old Giants Stadium still carries about $110M in debt, even though it has been razed and is now a parking lot.

The president is against a compromise that would extend Bush’s tax cuts to the wealthy.

Will the new feisty Obama be enough to help Democrats in November?

After 21 years in office, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley will not run for reelection.

Why the tea party movement is a good thing.

Dudes! Your pants are lying to you.

Rappers and their 20th-Century literary counterparts.

Finally, Rodney King is marrying a member of the jury that awarded him $3.8M in civil damages.

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