The Mainzer Rad — Heraldric neepery and history of German microstates.
Morning glory clouds over Australia — In case you forgot that the earth is a fundamentally alien place.
Poll: Republicans Think Government Should Stay Out Of Medicare — Among Republicans, 62% say the government should stay out of Medicare, compared to only 24% of Democrats and 31% of independents who agree. How can you have a serious discussion about anything with people whose starting position on the matter is so profoundly counterfactual?
Justice too long delayed is justice denied — The Edge of the American West on Senator Lieberman comparing healthcare reform to Civil Rights legislation, and defending incrementalism by example. Do you really want to go there, Joe? Civil Rights incrementalism is not exactly a proud history for conservatives, or Americans in general.
?otD: Who put the Mon in the Monday?
Body movement: n/a (traveling)
This morning’s weigh-in: 230.4 (yikes!)
Currently reading: The Real Wizard of Oz by Rebecca Loncraine