SHUT IT DOWN! Rep. Alan Grayson of Florida provided the best shutdown sound of the day when he cited poll figures that show that Americans prefer dog poop and cockroaches to Congress right now.
-DO THE RIGHT THING: A man starts a DC monument maintenance militia with his own lawnmower and tools. He says the government can't stop him from taking pride in our national treasures.
-The Seattle City Council has a policy of letting citizens voice concerns at their meetings, but two hostile regulars could be ruining it for everyone else.
-SPORT! Kentucky schools are getting rid of post-game handshakes because too many fights have broken out during them. New Jersey schools are forcing kids to wear helmets during soccer. A New York school is banning sports balls, tag, and even cartwheels (without coach supervision).