Wed 8/12 Roundup: Krooked Karl, Angry Seniors, Crooked Rod Plays King

- A 2 1/2 year investigation by the House Judiciary Committee into the Bush Administration's dismissal of federal prosuectors in 2006 ended yesterday, with the release of thousands of pages of once-secret testimony and internal e-mails. Karl Rove and Harriet Meiers don't come out looking too good.

- Rep. Adam Schiff, who was involved in the investigation wrote about it on HuffPo.

- President Obama is taking on the lies around health care with his own series of town halls.

- Seyward Darby at TNR looks forward to the 2010 census, and sees twelve kinds of trouble brewing.

- Here's Simon on the Census.

- More than 2/3 of people on earth will have a cell phone by the end of the year.

- In Politico, reportage on the White House's problem with seniors, who feel ignored in the health care debate.

- Dell is working with Nickelodeon to release a new netbook for tweens.

- Iraq's Sunnis are continuing the violence, but the Shiites are holding back.

- Politico's Mike Allen writes on the dirty tricks of two GOP Senators who are stalling the confirmation of the Secretary of the Army.

- Last, O! How the mighty have fallen. Former Gov. "Crooked Rod" Blagojevich kicks it with Fabio and sings karaoke.  It's beyond surreal: