Impress Your Friends on Super Sunday with Prop 8

Learn how to amaze your friends at next week's Super Bowl party in one easy lesson. When the subject of the Prop. 8 trial comes up between Super Bowl commercials, be able to look the host(ess) right in the eye and say, "If the plaintiffs prevail, same-sex marriage restrictions are toast just like Jim Crow after Brown v. Board of Education."

Mike Gravel Leaves the Democratic Party

ImageToday on his website former U.S. Senator Mike Gravel of Alaska announced that he is leaving the Democratic Party for the Libertarian Party. Gravel, who was the best thing about those early Democratic primary debates said, "Today, I am announcing my plan to join the Libertarian Party, because the Democratic Party no longer represents my vision for our great country.