9/23: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Find out what happens when a senator from Vermont meets a cartoon bird in the middle of John Roberts's confirmation hearings at American Idle.
Coffee cups with a gay author's quote about growing up homosexual have been pulled from Baylor University's Starbucks coffee shop.
With dead bodies still floating in the streets of New Orleans, a pair of Louisiana lawyers are seeking to cash in on the killer hurricane by slapping the name Katrina on alcoholic beverages.
Professor P.Z. Myers of the science blog Pharyngula will be speaking to the Minnesota Atheists on Saturday, September 24, 1:30-2:30, at the Roseville Public Library.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
G. Edwin Holmvig-Johnson sounds like some sort of crazy Pro-European Lutheran-bred DFLer. So go check him out at Edwin's City of Lakes Blog.
Filmstrip International has a quaint little slide show called "Asshole" about a certain president of the United States.
Daily Kos has spawned a faith and politics blog called Street Prophets.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"The who show? The what show? Mark Russell -- I don't think there's anyone funnier than that guy."
-- Rep. Robin Hayes (R-NC), when asked by a Hill reporter if he watched "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Yeah, and that Kate Smith sure can sing!
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