ITEM: Penn State a zoo over child sex abuse.
COMMENTARY: about 10 years too late, with rules 30-40 years out of date. fire them all and let God sort them out.
ITEM: Academy Awards director, host bail over director's gay epithet.
COMMENTARY: yawn, Billy Crystal took the job. should have been the Muppets. in particular, Statler and Waldorf, the hecklers from the balcony. sorry, Kermit, the jokes are above your head.
ITEM: deadbutt North Dakota "legislators" finally can stupid law, allow UND to change mascot so it can play in tournaments.
COMMENTARY: yeah, right, with the changes delayed until 2015, and blank uniforms until then. when will these fossils ever lie down in the tar and disappear?
ITEM: Reuters reports home improvement projects getting smaller, weather doors the best investment.
COMMENTARY: really, people aren't blowing out the wall to add a sun porch with granite countertops and Wolf stoves any more? well I'll be damned! -- the republic is plum gone to Hell.