Wednesday, May 03, 2006 headline right now:

No word on whether or not "CNN Headline Writer" is one of them.

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Why some people are Democrats
Part one in a one-part series

A frequent reader (ha!) explains her allegiance to the Democratic party: "Republicans hate poor people. ... And gay people. ... And the Constitution. ... And trees. ... And happiness." Too true, Reader. Too true.

Sunday, April 30, 2006

John Kenneth Galbraith died on Saturday. The New York Times has a nice obituary up, ending thusly:

He remained optimistic about the ability of government to improve the lot of the less fortunate. "Let there be a coalition of the concerned," he urged. "The affluent would still be affluent, the comfortable still comfortable, but the poor would be part of the political system."