* Logical steps to take instead of letting austerity measures ruin our economy.
* Good read: the damage caused by the temporry employee.
* "I think it is a landmark decision along the road we must take toward the emancipation of women and I make no apology for that whatsoever."
* Kevin Drum on the connection between fear of immigrants and speaking American.
* Follow-up: Howard Kurtz on the quiet departure of Sarah Palin. More from Chris Cillizza here.