Kennedy’s Good Common Sense: Help Those Most in Need Now — Ponder the Supreme Court Nominations Later



This is Ted Kennedy‘s statement last night on the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist: This is a time of great loss for our nation. Vicki and I join the nation in mourning the death of Chief Justice Rehnquist and we hold his family and friends in our thoughts and prayers.

Terrorism Conference: Latest Schedule Linked Now



There will be live web-cast of the Terrorism, Security and America’s Purpose conference on this website all day and evening Tuesday next week — and most of the day on Wednesday. C-Span has just informed us that they will be airing the conference all day Tuesday live — but we will hear tomorrow about Wednesday….

Living (and Dying) on the Edge: The Consequences of America Being Spread Too Thin



This is an important article that suggests that while hurricanes may not be preventable, there is much that should have been done to protect infrastructure and lives in the Gulf Coast states that was preempted by other priorities the Bush administration had.