Why did the president not have anything to say about Egypt -- where thousands of people, inspired by Tunisia, were taking to the streets to protest their own repressive government -- another one the US has backed for years?
The Republican lawmakers who read the Constitution out loud as their very first act in the new Congress better bask in their Tea Party glow -- because they're not going to feel the love from Constitutional scholars.
Today, Julian Assange is out of jail. But let's not forget that without Bradley Manning and many others like him, Assange and WikiLeaks and all our new-found public information would be as in the dark as Manning is right now.
While students in London spend hours in the cold protesting tuition fees, RBS, a bank that took a huge government bailout, throws a party commemorating Harry Potter. It'd be funny except it's exactly what just happened.