The Big Picture: Many experts point to the Financial Modernization Act as one of the causes of our current financial crisis. Byron Dorgan was one of the few senators to speak out strongly against the legislation then. Looking back, his predictions in 1999 seem prophetic and, looking forward, his views raise more questions about the $700 billion bailout plan.
The Brad Blog: New study details massive voter roll purge underway in at least 19 states.
Spiegel Online: The end of arrogance