Democratic Senator Robert Byrd passed away last week at age 92. Among the items in his lengthy CV was a year-long membership in the Ku Klux Klan. He also had some kind words for that organization and its principles thereafter. Eventually Byrd denounced his Klan involvement as "my biggest mistake.. ... More >>
Here is raw footage of newly appointed Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor at the Irish Channel bar in DC, dancing to "Celebration" and doing karaoke to "We are Family." She's the lady in the vibrant blue jacket. Matt Yglesias says it's a lousy bar, but you've seen Yglesias -- does he look like ... More >>
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