Saturday, November 01, 2008

Democracy in Action (Or...)

As a Georgia native, these scenes make me proud -- at least in terms of turnout. As Rachel Maddow notes, however, two-to-ten-hour queues outside voting places may also indicate the emergence of a new genus of poll tax:

Requiescat in pace: Cecil Taylor

I saw Cecil Taylor perform only once, at the Baird Auditorium of the Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, on November 30, 1984. It ...