If you've never read Howard Zinn's delightful and fast-paced A People's History of the United States, now is a good time to start. Amazon's got the e-book priced at $2.49 today, so do some e-commerce in the service of the coming socialist revolution!
Mitch Daniels! Remember him? Used to be governor of Indiana, mused about running for President, big favorite of the Republican establishment. He's now the president of Purdue University. Turns out he also tried his best to ban some books!
Howard Zinn, the popular leftist author and historian who died earlier this year, was quite the target of anti-communist surveillance in his heyday! The FBI accumulated a file of 423 pages on him over the years, which it released today.