What people are reading
My thesis, some of Lincoln and/or Jefferson's speeches and writings.
John Stuart Mill's On Liberty, because it discusses how silencing the minority is wrong.
10,000 Places to See Before You Die (because it's almost summer and we should all get working on our lists)
The Girl's Guide to Social Savvy (because it's just too rediculous that someone was paid to write this)
Acting out West Wing scripts, because it'll be 6AM and it'll probably be just us hardcore crazies. Come by and prove me wrong about that!
Conscience of a Liberal by the late Senator Paul Wellstone from Minnesota. Wellstone was a minority in the Senate; he would often cast the single dissenting vote on a bill. But the people of Minnesota loved him because of his integrity and his willingness to stand up and fight for what he believed in -- even if he was the only one doing it. He is a perfect demonstration of why minority voices need to be heard in the Senate (especially since many of the things he fought for would have helped a majority of Americans).