I haven't felt too much like blogging lately for some reason, but I'm back and to bad news. Alito just won his judiciary committee vote - with ten republican yes votes and eight Democratic party no votes. At least some of those dems. responded to the pressure from their constituents.
Speaking of congress, I did just see an interesting diary on the Daily Kos this afternoon, which reprints a story from the Conservative Washington Times that predicts impeachment proceedings to begin against Bush in the House by as early as next month. I find this doubtful. Kossacks have commented. I wonder what the folks at Capitol Hill Blue will have to say about this one. Nothing about impeachment there that I could see, but give them some time and I'm sure they'll say something.
Also today, I picked up and perused Doug Henwood's new book on the so-called "New Economy" and the current economic decline. I'm ambivalent about Henwood, who misprepresents anti-globalization activists, in my opinion, but more about this later.