Fortunately for Cruz, R-Pretzel Logic, should he strain his tongue or his brain during the gabfest, his taxpayer-supplied health insurance will cover any needed medical care.
Quit while you're ahead: Forty attorneys general are asking the FDA to regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates other tobacco products.
Among the new regulations being considered is a warning on the packaging for e-cigarettes that reads: "Smoking e-cigarettes increases the likelihood that you'll look like a complete idiot."
Don't know much about history: On this day in 1690, one of the first American newspapers, Publick Occurrences, published its first and last edition in Boston.
Despite being the only issue published, readers wrote the editor angrily correcting his spelling of "publick" and wondering if he had a proofreader.
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