"Dingell’s Defeat Part of a Pattern of Growing California Clout" by CQ's Jonathan Allen, provides an interesting background on the shift of power to Henry Waxman. See memorandum.
New story recommendation of the day:
Five detainees ordered released "forthwith" after seven years at Guantanamo (Glenn Greenwald)
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What I did today in addition to blogging:
thankspotgivingluck (week before Thanksgiving potluck at Jason and Kim's.) The instructions:
please come over Thursday night at 7PM with a smile and your favorite thanksgiving dish. we'd like to request no turkeys though, unless they are alive and don't mind the company of cats.I made an apple/cranberry/peach compote. There were several apple pies, an onion tart, several sweet potato dishes, mashed potatoes, stuffed squash, chili, a kidney bean stir fry, several homemade breads, Liam's almond ice cream and more. Yum. There was another light dusting of snow as I left, but no accumulation.
Who is reading my blog today: