Sunday Evening News Roundup (Update)

Sunday Evening News Roundup. Let’s get started.

Here’s an idea. How about a renter’s tax credit? A renter’s tax credit would encourage more people to rent. Because lower income and middle income people rent, the tax credit would be used not to buy second and third homes in the south of France, but to buy food, clothes and other staples. The money would be spent right away. I love the idea, which is why the GOP will hate it.

Zach Johnson wins the John Deere Open on the second playoff hole. Zach Johnson and Troy Matteson both double bogeyed the first playoff hole in a magnificent display of nerves.

Hillary Clinton showed a lot of class by not telling the Egyptian people to go jump in the Nile after she was taunted with “Monica, Monica” chants. She is there to help. There is no personal gain for her and she gets taunted. Wow.

If students from a university were bothering you, what would you do? Shut down the university was the answer that the Sudanese government gave.

Syrian civil war continues.

Anthony Weiner wants to return to politics.

Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney were playing in a concert, together. They were on stage together and singing McCartney’s Twist and Shout when the authorities cut the power. The concert ran too long. I do understand rules, but Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney…on stage…together…playing? I’m dumbfounded. This wasn’t some local guys trying to play something. It wasn’t today’s new sensation like Maroon 5 or Adele. This was … oh, forget it.

BTW, how do you retire retroactively? That’s what Mitt Romney’s spokesman said. Here’s the quote, “He actually retired retroactively at that point. He ended up not going back to the firm after his time in Salt Lake City. So he was actually retired from Bain.”