The "common good" thinkpiece making the rounds of the Democratic party: It’s a month late, but still worth a close read; this may be the "big idea" the Bush opposition is looking for.
Project Gutenberg in the Philippines: Thanks to Manolo for calling our attention to this admirable, and necessary, work-in-progress.
Another name for our obsession with books: Less sexy than book lust, but think of the possibilities! (Courtesy, of course, of Word Spy.)
Underneath the Robes: People magazine meets the American judiciary (another reason why Edwin Lacierda must thank his lucky stars). Sample topic: the hottest judges in the United States. (Of course, hot is relative, but does anyone remember Kimba Wood, once Clinton’s nominee for Attorney General?)