That Times Square ball won't be the only thing dropping at midnight. Still no deal in the so-called "fiscal cliff" negotiations, as Congress appears headed toward missing the crucial deadline. But then, this is what voters asked for in 2010 when the gave Republicans' legislative majorities so that they could gerrymander the GOP into retaining control of the House, thus assuring partisan gridlock forever. Democracy, yay!
It might not be fair, but I know one thing pundits will talk about during the 2016 presidential race. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was re-hospitalized Sunday after doctors discovered a blood clot during a follow-up exam. Clinton was hospitalized earlier this month after dehydration related to a stomach virus caused her to faint and hit her head, causing a concussion. Were Clinton to win the presidency in 2016, she'd be 77 at the end of her second term.
Should'a stayed in Vegas. Nine people are dead after a charter bus plunged off an icy road in Eastern Oregon. The fatal crash occurred near a stretch of road known as Deadman Pass, as the bus was bringing passengers home from a trip to Las Vegas.
Monday morning quarterbacking. Lots of coaches are getting fired today as the NFL regular season comes to a close.