• Savannah elected the first black woman to serve as Mayor of that fine city yesterday.

Senators Doug Stoner and Horacena Tate draw opponents.

• Vernon Jones says Southern white Democrats are becoming an endangered political species.

• Newt might be at the top of the pack, but he’s under a mountain of debt.

• Further from home, but close to our hearts, Hillary Clinton made a remarkable speech to the UN about LGBT rights yesterday. Paraphrasing Eleanor Roosevelt’s historic speech on women’s rights, Clinton said “gay rights are human rights and human rights are gay rights”.

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3 Responses to Wednesday linkology

  1. jab says:

    If I’m not mistaken, Beskin lives in the new 6th district. I could be wrong but I don’t think Senator Tate has drawn an opponent.

  2. JMPrince says:

    Yet another sensible Aussie economist, Steve Keen on how to beat the depression. Always worthwhile.

    http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2011/11/steve-keen-on-bbc-on-how-to-get-out-of-our-current-depression.html

    Alternatively, you might collect dead bodies in Nizhny Novgorod, and pose them in your apartment like dolls. Norman Bates style, but more macabre like. (Anatoly Moskvin): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ep8wcPP0kp4

    JMP