DAY'S END ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:

GOP falsely claims Obama debt-limit proposal is secret plan to spend taxpayer money

In an attempt to block debt-ceiling legislation, the GOP is misleading the public about what the debt ceiling is, according to Talking Points Memo's Brian Beutler.

Why a falling birthrate is terrible news for an already hurting economy

According to RedState’s Brad Jackson, the current recession, along with a falling birthrate, spells trouble for the U.S. economy.

Trayvon
Martin’s shooter sues NBC over edits
On Salon.com, Natasha Lennard reports that George Zimmerman, the man who shot Trayvon Martin, is suing NBC for a releasing an edited phone call in order to portray Zimmerman as a racist.

Gov. Lincoln Chaffee: It’s a holiday tree, not a Christmas tree

Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I-R.I.) said that he calls the evergreen tree in the Rhode Island State House a “holiday” tree and not a “Christmas” tree, reports William Bigelow on Brietbart.com.


OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Axelrod slashes his mustache

According to The Hill’s Daniel Strauss, former Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod shaved his signature mustache to settle a bet.

Boehner: Obama wants to ‘slow-walk’ talks, wastes another week

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) accused the White House of attempting to “slow-walk” fiscal cliff negotiations, reports The Hill’s Russell Berman.