Lindsay Lohan is hitting the bottle hard -- up to TWO liters of vodka a day ... according to sources close to the actress. So, is a return trip to rehab around the corner -- and will that keep LiLo out of jail ... again??Plus, country music superstar Trace Adkins is taking a ton of heat for wearing a confederate flag in his ear ... while performing in NYC. Offensive or no biggie? We've got opinions from North and South ... right here in the newsroom. Also ... Chris Brown skated on that cell phone snatch & toss case -- and he should probably be kissing ex-gf Karreuche Tran's ass for it!