Morning Shots | December 14, 2010

Virginia is for lovers–of not mandating that all purchase health insurance. (Argus Leader) A step in the right direction. One thinks that Thomas Jefferson would be proud of Old Dominion today.

Thune attempting to force funding for unemployment extensions. (Rapid City Journal) That funding is already deficit, but already approved–so one sees some small benefit in doing this.

We’re number 3086. (KOTA) Unsurprising, but still sad and avoidable. Good thing we spent all those federal dollars on anti-poverty programs or it could be worse.