Month: January 29, 2009

Jan 29,2009

Blagojevich, Shock-n-Y'all

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has missed the bulk of his impeachment trial (scheduled to conclude this afternoon) because he’s been on a media tour all week, hitting everything from The...

Jan 29,2009

Lede of the day

From a CNN.com story: (CNN) — It took about 110 years and some delicate surgery on his most private parts, but Henry — a lizard-like creature from New Zealand —...

Jan 29,2009

The New “New Era of Responsibility”

A “new era of responsibility” has quickly emerged as the tagline for President Barack Obama’s inaugural address. Yet new eras of responsibility seem to begin every four years in Washington....

Jan 28,2009

Brandeis sells its art

Thanks a lot, Bernie Madoff: The Massachusetts attorney general’s office said on Tuesday that it planned to conduct a detailed review of Brandeis University’s surprise decision to sell off the...