A Strike on Syria: "Israel has carried out an air strike into Syria, targeting a shipment of missiles bound for Hezbollah guerrillas in neighboring Lebanon, an Israeli official told Reuters on Saturday."

BLAM! BLAM! BLAM! Sarah Palin fires up the NRA:

Sarah Palin got a standing ovation for blasting President Barack Obama and the "elite media" at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting Friday. "That same media is now the reliable poodle-skirted cheerleader for the president that writes the book on exploiting tragedy," she said.

A Death in Fremont: A man was trying to climb a 200-foot tower in Fremont when he apparently got electrocuted and fell. On the subject of the tower's accessibility to trespassers, a city official told the AP, "We're going to be reviewing that to see if we can make it less easy."

Seattle Traffic: Eighth worst in the country.

This Place Fucking Sucks: Police visited a Capitol Hill nightclub where patrons were reportedly trying to have sex in the bathroom.

Anyone Can Be a Professor! Harvard professor Niall Ferguson makes the excellent point that economist John Maynard Keynes's theories were all obviously wrong because he was gay, and gay people are selfish.

The Nepotism Portion of the Morning News: My brother Michael, who is immune to pepper spray, took front-line photos of May Day protests. What happened when someone refused to move and instead gave the finger to a bunch of cops? Check out this series, which I'm calling, "You Brought That Shit on You'self": one, two, and three. Also, check out this photo of a little baby anarchist who thinks he's an all-grown-up-big-boy. Finally, here's video: