No congressional action is required for the weekend to begin this evening. Enjoy.
From Politico: Anatomy of a shutdown
From Sports Illustrated: The inside story of what caused Grambling football players to revolt
From The Sporting News: From the forties, hand-drawn images of major league ballparks
From Columbia University: Guest essay by a female professor titled "The Worst Part Is Not"
From The New York Times: California Seen as Example for How to Curb Partisanship
From The Atlantic: Why Do Teachers Quit?
Those are the links. This is a lynx...