Friday Blog Roundup – 12-28-2012

10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talke..

Schwarzkopf is Dead at 78
Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, “who topped an illustrious military career by comman.

Hang tough, Mr. President
I didn’t even have a vacation interrupted this week, and yet I’m still personally af..

Top 10 Wikipedia pages of 2012
A computer science student in Lund, Sweden, has assembled a list o..

What happens if we go over the cliff?
First Read: As others have pointed out, the so-called fiscal cliff maybe isn’t the be..

Clinton Will Return to Work Next Week
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will return to the State Department next week afte..

A fascinating look at why Romney lost
The election may be old news, but this look at why Romney lost, from the Boston Globe..

The NRA stands in the way of science, too
Getty Images When we think about the National Rifle Association and its influence in..

Obama invites congressional leaders to cliff talk
WASHINGTON (AP) — A deadline looming, President Barack Obama will meet with congress..

Salon’s Joan Walsh describes right wing honcho Dick Armey in plain Eng..
Salon editor at large Joan Walsh cuts through the nonsense to discuss the right’s in..