I see that one of the first things Al Franken did after being sworn in as a US Senator was sign on to co-sponsor the Employee Free Choice Act. Go, Senator Franken!
barbarakitten_t posted this link, "Where are American values for an American hero?", which memorializes Darrell "Shifty" Powers of the 101st Airborne, a D-Day survivor.
dewhitton posted a video in his journal, this entry. As the first words we hear of the song are "... seven naked men, eight naked men, nine naked men" and the video does, in fact, illustrate the lyrics, you may determine for yourself if this is something you want to watch at work or when your parents are in the room.
hitchhiker posted a link to a comparison of Aldous Huxley's and George Orwell's visions of dystopia.