What a mess.

And I’m not just talking about the cleanup from Tropical Storm Isaias. Hasn’t been much fun without power, internet or reliable cell service.  (I hope everyone is staying safe and gets power soon — my town’s projection was 5-7 days!)

Heck, it’s been tough to even do a blog post about a

A new lawsuit filed last Thursday in Connecticut state court by an employer alleges that the employer’s due process rights are being violated by “inherently conflicted and irreparably unfair proceedings” at the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) — the state agency responsible for investigating and enforcing the state’s anti-discrimination laws. 

In the lawsuit,

This morning’s pick of Second Circuit appellate judge Sonia Sotomayor as the next U.S. Supreme Court justice is a truly momentous occasion. If confirmed, she will be the Court’s first Hispanic Supreme Court justice. 

There’s plenty of great analysis already out there this morning about the pick, including coverage by the SCOTUSBlog.  And