9/22: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Diablo Cody and her Pussy Ranch have moved to their new home at blogs.citypages.com. Best wishes for a speedy recovery to Agnes the pup!
Corey Anderson has discovered the Republican strategy for raising their poll numbers at American Idle.
Hundreds of tons of British food aid shipped to America for starving Hurricane Katrina survivors is to be burned. Red tape is stopping it from reaching evacuees.
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist sold all his stock in his family's hospital corporation about two weeks before it issued a disappointing earnings report and the price fell nearly 15 percent.
The Environmental Protection Agency's new rules on human testing, which the agency said last week would "categorically" protect children and pregnant women from pesticide testing, include numerous exemptions - including one that specifically allows testing of children who have been "abused and neglected."
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
A hearty hooray on the return of Saucy Dame Delux to the blogosphere!
Feel shame and/or pity for the Ziggy of the insect world: Irving the Socially Awkward Bee.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"They can kiss my ear!"
-- Rep. Don Young (R-AK), when Sam Bishop, Washington correspondent for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, asked him about the pleas to redirect the $223 million for bridges in the Alaskan outback to New Orleans recovery efforts.
"My caucus would do anything for Senator Santorum."
-- Sen. Lincoln D. Chafee (R-RI), giving everyone within earshot the willies