October 15th, 2009

News

Education reform, McCarthyism, and Blacula

Exhuming McCarthy: Congressional Republicans call for a witch hunt on Muslims on the Hill.

THURSDAY NEWS:
* "Education reform is the central front in the war on poverty, the civil rights issue of our time."
* Good read: the effects of the recession on prison life.
* Neat! Joel Achenbach on George Washington, the accountant.
* Examining rules on how we handle data storage worldwide.
* The controversy over Michele Bachmann.
* The best signs from the National Equality March. (Courtesy thewronghands.)
* Ferchrissakes: "The pollutants that coal plants are scrubbing from their smokestacks are finding their way into water instead."
* Marvel plans new graphic novels of Stephen King's Gunslinger series.
* Solid gold: Chris Sims reviews Scream Blacula Scream.