It's just a couple of days into September. We're struggling with the aftermath of Hurrican Katrina, which has turned out to be one of the worst natural disasters in our nation's history. The confirmation hearings for Supreme Court appointee John Roberts, the potential replacement for the retiring Justice O'Connor, are coming up in a few days. And Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist just died.
...well, this certainly isn't a slow news week, is it?