A Hint of Possibility in the Airâ€”A delightful piece by Garrison Keillor in the Chicago Tribune that reflects upon the recent election and the changes that might occur, now that â€œwe have thrown some rascals out and left some rascals in power and sent some new folks to Washington to learn the art of rascality.â€?
Danger: Chemical Hazardsâ€”An alarming article in the British newspaper, the Guardian, that reports on a recent paper published in the medical journal, the Lancet, in which the authors argue for curbs on the use of a host of industrial chemicals that may be damaging the brains of young children.
Startling findings in Tillman probeâ€”An in-depth article by Scott Lindlaw and Martha Mendoza of the Associated Press that reexamines the evidence on the â€œfriendly fireâ€? death of former NFL player, Pat Tillman, in Afghanistan and finds plenty of blame to go around.
Colbert Mourns GOP Lossâ€”A very funny clip from Comedy Centralâ€™s The Colbert Report, here posted on Crooks and Liars, in which faux conservative Stephen Colbert struggles to come to terms with the abysmal showing of the Republicans on Tuesday.