As corporate media pack over-covers announcement of charges on George Zimmerman, we focus on ALEC and Stand Your Ground law; Obama's "Buffet Rule' makes good campaign theater. But will Obama really fight to let Bush tax cuts lapse, later this year?
--Syria cease-fire unlikely to happen, as Assad makes new demands
--N. Korea missile launch is just grandstanding
--in my backyard, NIMBY groups block George Lucas from building digital film production center in Marin County