1. How can Obama/Senate commit to push reconciliation if the House passes the Senate Bill?  Jonathan Chait gets reputation/repeated games:

Why would Obama and the Senate nakedly double cross the House? It would mean never being able to pass a piece of legislation again. The reputations of the double-crossers would be destroyed, both inside Washington and, to a lesser extent, nationally. No remotely rational politician, no matter how evil, would do something like that.

2. Q: Does frequent use of Purell reduce flu? A: Get a flu shot.

3. Tiger’s got wood.

4. Gypsy jazz bars of Paris.