Thursday’s Mini-Report

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Today’s edition of quick hits:

* Some heartening news out of Oak Creek: “The conditions of two of three people wounded during the Sikh Temple shooting in Oak Creek were upgraded at a Milwaukee area hospital. Froedtert Hospital says Oak Creek Police Lt. Brian Murphy is now in satisfactory condition. A man is now in serious condition, while a woman is still in critical condition.”

* Also, the Sikh temple is now accessible again: “Four days after a gunman killed six people and critically injured three others at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, community leaders were allowed Thursday to return to their place of worship.”

* Is the momentum in Syria shifting away from the Assad regime? Ambassador Susan Rice believe it is.

* The Komen fallout continues: “Leaders of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation announced Wednesday that they would step down from their roles at the breast cancer charity.”

* She’s a tough one: “This year, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg continued to work after breaking two ribs during one of the Supreme Court’s busiest months.”

* Whenever there’s election-related fraud, so often, it seems to involve Republicans.

* I’ve never fully understood why the Washington Post thought it’d be a good idea to publish Jennifer Rubin, but Dan Drezner has spent some time this week reminding the paper that it made a mistake.

* Andrew McCarthy thinks everyone should rally behind Michele Bachmann’s anti-Muslim witch hunt. Dana Milbank thinks Andrew McCarthy is nuts.

* And the estimable E.J. Dionne Jr. presents a challenge to the right: “If you truly hate the Affordable Care Act, you must send back any of those rebate checks you receive from your insurance companies thanks to the new law. This is just common sense. If you think free enterprise should be liberated from Washington’s interference, what right does Uncle Sam have to tell the insurers they owe you a better deal? Keeping those refunds will make you complicit with Leviathan.”

Anything to add? Consider this an open thread.

Thursday's Mini-Report

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