— AMA sort of walking back opposition to public plan.

— Max Baucus warns lobbyists that they should be peddling for influence with him, not with Republicans.

— The Pixies’ “Allison” is not about a girl named “Allison”.

— Hugo Chavez cracking down on independent television.

— The AMA’s opposition to Medicare.

Underrated Magic backup center Marcin Gortat drives a very fast car. Go Magic.