Kevin Drum, bless him, closes the day with a chuckle by wondering why nobody’s talking about a wall to protect Californians from illegal border crossings via the Pacific Ocean?
Here are some remains of the day:
* Eight Senate Republicans defect on short-term continuing resolution that omits Planned Parenthood funding. Looks like it will be up to House Republicans if the government is to shut down.
* Ben Domenech is a Protestant who yearns for JPII.
* At Ten Miles Square, Martin Longman thinks congressional Republicans have talked themselves into a no-win corner.
* At College Guide, Jon Marcus assesses the enrollment impact of charter schools on traditional private schools.
* At The Grade, Alexander Russo discusses the big “education package” published by Politico, which was funded by Comcast but seems to have been objective.
And in non-political news:
* Here’s the piece on college football and brain injury that may sway you to give up being a fan, or maybe not–focusing on the late Paul Oliver, a Damn Good Dawg from Georgia.
That’s it for Thursday. Let’s close with Willie Kent performing “Boogie All Night Long.”