Here are a few:
*It's a bit ironic that while congress is finally talking about dealing with mass incarceration, Democratic leadership is MIA.
*Someone else dropped the F-bomb.
*Meanwhile, back at the state capitol, the wrecking crew still hasn't come up with a budget even though we're less than a month from a government shutdown. This Gazette editorial is a day or so old but it sums things up pretty well. And this op-ed doesn't pull any punches.
*Urgent Neanderthal update here.