Elsewhere: Parsons, Snow, Massa

Hillary Clinton will speak at the September 18 funeral of former Texas governor Ann Richards.

Jonathan Tasini asks, ‘How am I doing?’

Liz Benjamin finds charitable souls who will shoulder the burden of the unwanted pork coming out of Albany.

John DeSio makes the case for a Mayor Dick Parsons:

Voters would get a look at a self-made African American success story who also happens to be a Republican.

Republicans at Columbia University will host a Global Warming Beach Party.

Barack Obama 2008 chatter continues, now that he’s visiting Iowa with an important Democratic operative.

A White House reporter says Tony Snow is more fun than Scott McClellan

Ed Koch attacks a congressman who has a beef with the president.

I believe John Conyers, by launching these attacks on the President while the country is at war, is doing a disservice to the country, but of course, he has the right to do that.

And above is a television ad from upstate Democratic congressional candidate, Eric Massa, who opposes “anything that even rhymes with NAFTA.”

– Azi Paybarah