So Judge Sonia Sotomayor, 54 year-old judge from the Bronx, is bound for the Supreme Court  — if President Obama’s Nomination goes through during the confirmation process. Get ready for some lunacy from Mitch McConnell, for sure. Of course, Sotomayor’s stance on abortion is poised to be a wedge issue. Read Ellen Scordato’s excellent post…

One of the cooler ladies on Earth, Aung San Suu Kyi, has been arrested for the umpteenth time, and is allegedly quite ill. Avaaz.org is petitioning the United Nations for Aung San Suu Kyi’s release, and has almost 400,000 signatures so far. Here’s a decent write-up of the situation in Burma via the A.P.

According to Politico, A  Republican Congressman from Georgia, Paul Broun , wants to pass a Bible Bill To declare 2010 the “Year of the Bible.” Nothing against the good book, but legislatively 2010 should not be the year of this book: Instead, lawmakers should make 2010 (and every other year) the year of this book(let):

Did you watch the Cheney Speech today? Pop Quiz: What’s bigger, Cheney’s lies or the new Beyonce Ego video? Well, since Ego is ultimately non-existent, I’ll have to go with the lies is (thankfully, oh so very very thankfully) former Vice President Cheney’s speech today. Whoppers, anyone?

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Davee Evans is a Shambhala practitioner just returned to San Francisco from Portland. He’s a software and usability engineer, mostly for startups in Silicon Valley. He graduated from MIT with a degree in mathematics, where he also tried out his first weekend meditation retreat. Lately he’s particularly interested in Buddhist philosophy and Buddhist terminology.

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