Firth of Forth: The Son is not the Father →
politicalprof: Governor George Romney (R-Mich., father of Mitt) was a passionate advocate for civil rights. Perhaps the most dramatic evidence of this passion came at the Republican National Convention in 1964, which was held, if you can believe it, in San Francisco. George Romney walked…
THE CONVERSATION: A tippy-top Republican, unprompted, yesterday sketched the...– Mike Allen, on panicking GOP insiders. May I submit Ainsley Hays for consideration?
On the Merits of Asking Questions
From Colo Pols: “When I was a little girl living three miles outside of Detroit in a small house with eleven residents (my parents and nine children), my Dad had regular poker games in our garage. The garage was a working garage with a grease pit to fix cars (a 6 foot deep rectangular hole), which he covered with several layers of plywood on weekend evenings, in order to have his regular...
Chocolate Bipartisanship →
Well played by the representative from Virginia.
A year ago, Ohio ranked 48th in job creation. We trailed only Michigan and...– Ohio Gov. John Kasich, in his 2012 State of the State address. (via officialssay)
slcteacherisms: The Sarah Lawrence community mourns the death of our unofficial mascot, Wrigley (aka that giant dog that was always on campus). Wrigley suffered from a common form of cancer in dogs of his breed. He’s The Phoenix’s cover story this month, so check it out to learn more.
I also agree that I’m not sure what type of person... →
To pass through Grand Central Terminal, one of New York’s exalted public spaces,...– “A Proposal for Penn Station and Madison Square Garden,” from The New York Times. (via taylorlorenz) Apt description. (via timeoutnewyork)
"What Should I Read Next?" Going Rogue Edition
Not sure how these books are related:
Once a little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved...– Maurice Sendak (via yousaidminkey) I remember this quote! Maurice Sendak is the best. (via barefootmouse)
Obama Playlist. Read it, Love it.
OFFICIAL OBAMA 2012 PLAYLIST FOR CROWD EVENTS (rallies, ropelines, etc.), to be released today: (As reported by Mike Allen of POLITICO in Playbook.) “Different People” (No Doubt) … “Got to Get You in My Life” (Earth, Wind & Fire) … “Green Onions” (Booker T & The MG’s) … “I Got You” (Wilco) … “Keep on...
Proposition 8 served no purpose, and had no effect, other than to lessen the...– Circuit Judge Stephen Reinhardt, Kick-Ass Mega-Judge (via jessethorn)
Democrats Kickin’ It Old School →
Gotta love the Democrats
The Washington Post tries a new weapon to fight... →
For example, in a front-page story in December, Donna St. George reported that black students in the D.C. area were suspended and expelled two to five times as often as whites. That story attracted 3,736 comments, more than 2,000 of those by 9 o’clock in the morning. With prodding from the interactivity team, St. George struck while the iron was hot. She began engaging commenters directly and...