11/30: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Diablo Cody mixes old business with family during Thanksgiving at the Pussy Ranch.
Britt Robson analyzes the Wolves-Clippers game in the latest installment of The Three-Pointer at Balls!
House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert has told federal officials that the lighted, decorated tree on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol -- known in recent years as the "Holiday Tree" -- should be renamed the "Capitol Christmas Tree," as it was called until the late 1990s. What? It's not called the Freedom Tree?
A 40-foot motor home was converted into a strip club on wheels, offering alcohol and lap dances to football fans outside the stadium before kickoff of Sunday's Tampa Bay Buccaneers game, police said.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
Peg Kaplan has pushed herself away from her bridge game long enough to start blogging again at what if?
Odeo CEO Evan Williams has Ten Rules for Web Startups
A handy-dandy guide to radioactive consumer products
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"I have to declare him a moron, an idiot or a nefarious bastard."
-- Colin Powell's former chief of staff Lawrence Wilkerson, on Vice President Dick Cheney, in regard to how Cheney could have believed Iraq was a terrorist training ground
"She'll always be part of Lincoln Financial Field and of the Eagles."
-- Christopher Noteboom, of Tempe, Arizona, who ran onto the field during the Philadelphia Eagles-Green Bay Packers game on Sunday and spread his late mother's ashes on the grass
"The Democratic Party seems to be taken over by the Michael Moore contingent in their attitude toward Vietnam, and they continually call for a withdrawal of troops at a time when we haven't finished the job."
-- Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), getting his quagmires confused Monday on Fox News