Jewish date: 28 Tishri 5770 (Parashath Bere’shith).
Today’s quasi-holidays: Reptile Awareness Day, Dictionary Day, National Mammography Day, World Food Day, Bosses’ Day.
Worthy cause of the day: “MoveOn.org Political Action: Harry Reid: Include the Public Option” and “Take Action: Wild Lands Need You! Help Pass A Strong Climate Bill”.
Today’s news and commentary:
- “The idea of Obama”: This is a cartoon on wishful thinking in politics.
- “Stem Cells from Fat Used to Grow Teen's Missing Facial Bones”