3/13: Morning Communique
CITY PAGES BLOGS
Steve Monaco has your Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit.
Rep. Jim Welker, a Republican, has been blasted by his colleagues for e-mailing an essay written by someone else that accused "welfare-pampered blacks" of waiting for the government to save them from Hurricane Katrina.
A Cuban dissident who has been on a hunger strike for 36 days to demand unfettered Internet access is refusing medication and his health is deteriorating rapidly.
Before he died in 2000, Robert Propst lamented his unwitting contribution to what he called "monolithic insanity": the cubicle.
MINNESOTA BLOG OF THE DAY
John Andreini of Minneapolis finds bugs in his frozen dinners and humor in his politics at That's Going Too Far!
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
"I don't look good in orange."
-- 70s teen heartthrob Leif Garrett, opting to reside in a strict live-in drug rehabilitation program for another month and vowing to never appear again in an orange jail suit mug shot