Good stuff you all should read from bloggers around the country...
Huffington Post (Amelia Scott): An Open Letter to Outraged Conservatives
Progressive Junction: Why Conservatives Fail
The Spencerian: The Cautionary Tale of Darcy Burner
BuzzFlash: Why the Unemployment Rate is not Really 8.1% and Why that Matters. It's Higher, Much Higher
Open Left: The Common Good