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The Midday Brief: March 16, 2010

Your afternoon reading.

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Your afternoon reading:

“Worries are high that immigrant, minority and young populations won't be accurately counted, so the census is using more resources to make sure it reaches hard-to-count populations.” — Area census workers out for the count of minorities, immigrantsThe Dallas Morning News  

“But Juárez Mayor Jose Reyes Ferriz said Monday that he was told in police briefings that the Aztecas, who provide the muscle to the Juárez drug cartel, are responsible for the slayings.” — Officials: Aztecas gang suspected in killing of 3 with U.S. consulate ties in JuárezEl Paso Times

The Coffee Party USA began after Maryland resident Annabel Park, venting on her Facebook page, offered, an alternative to the limited government-themed Tea Party rallies.” — Grounds for DebateTexas Tribune

Supreme Court Justices are remembered for their opinions, but they are revealed by their questions.” — After Stevens: What will the Supreme Court be like without its liberal leader?The New Yorker

“Cardenas-Guillen, wearing a Colt pistol with a gold grip and holding a gold-plated AK-47, emerged and demanded the agents hand over the informant. The agents did not do so.” — DEA agent talks of standoff with Mexican drug lordThe Associated Press


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