It's been all Katrina all the time, and now it's Rita, too. Except for the Supreme Court, hurricane recovery is what Congress will be up to, so we have no choice but to adapt.

People like to give under the theory that no matter what happens, he's still chairman of the Commerce Committee.

Fig Newton: The force required to accelerate a fig 39.37 inches per sec.

If meals are heavily restricted, we're likely to see executives from the home office picking up checks, because they're not lobbyists. And there are lots of other ways we can still get our cases before members of Congress.