Congratulations! You didn’t get struck by lightning last night! Welcome to the morning.

*Read all about the storms here from the Washington Post.

*This is it: “Clinton to End Bid and Endorse Obama.”

*So, Clinton lost the nomination because she wasn’t ballsy enough? Meghan O’Rourke at Slate.com is suggesting that.

*Politico considers the Obama/Clinton ticket from numerous angles.

*And just for good measure, let’s throw into the mix thisrepublican story from the New Yorker. It’s about political consultant Roger Stone.

*On the local front: Trinidad is becoming a police state.