Occupy DC, a local version of the Occupy Wall Street protests which have been going on for the last two weeks or so (and which made the front page of the New York Times this morning), is starting today at McPhearson Square. Their primary demand is that the Citizens United case which made corporations count as people be overturned, among with the general "this sucks and should change" attitude that's been fueling Occupy Wall Street. I wish I could be there! I recommend following them on Twitter, and I'll try to post any exciting news about the DC protests here.
In other news, this letter made my day: