happens at daycare in MA, too →
RIP J.D. Salinger →
RIP Howard Zinn →
if you're a fan of DFW, this is worth your time →
With a single, disastrous 5-to-4 ruling, the Supreme Court has thrust politics...– NYT (via kateoplis)
The Palace of Justice, in a heap. Is that a metaphor? American troops guarding...– Richard Morse, musician in Haiti, on Twitter
from our new video camera (thanks, mom and dad)
not to worry, this isn’t about the state of civic engagement during the MA special election, the SCOTUS campaign finance debacle, the demise of health care reform, the out-sourcing of our wars, or the goldman sachs boondoggle. yay baseball!
To say she wasn’t a good communicator is an understatement. As a friend told me,...– Dan Payne
The best argument against democracy is five minutes with the average voter.– Winston Churchill (Also: Suck it, Massachusetts)
Opponents of gay marriage cannot have it both ways. If they want to say that...– Lithwick, on why California’s gay marriage trial should be televised (via newsweek)
little germans LOVE africa
so, remember all the way last year when we posted this? it happened again.
RIP Miep Gies →
The Daily Dish has been talking viruses and bacteria lately, so here’s a great talk about the role bacteria play in keeping us alive. maybe you should hold off on that Z-pack, pal.