* Most Americans who make under $30,000 a year don't vote. Most Americans who make over $30,000 a year do vote. Imagine what American politics would be like if this were reversed (http://on.msnbc.com/1p7d7yu).
* Overnight, sky gazers were able to enjoy a rare and beautiful sight: a "blood moon." But if it didn't occur to you to blame Obama for the eclipse, you're not as creative as some on the far-right (http://on.msnbc.com/1gBBlLp).
* When it comes to Cliven Bundy's ranch, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said, "We can't have an American people that violate the law and then just walk away from it. So it's not over." Of course not. It can't be over (http://on.msnbc.com/1ilCSpu).
* When someone asks whether the Civil Rights Act is constitutional, the correct answer is, "Yes." Unfortunately, it's a fact one Republican congressman from Florida apparently forgot (http://on.msnbc.com/1iVIXW6).
* The minimum-wage fight in Alaska is kind of amazing (http://on.msnbc.com/1p7e1e9). Anytime Republicans are voting for a wage hike and Dems are voting against it, you know something weird is going on.
* When Florida's state House approved new abortion restrictions late last week, they kept the teenage pages outside of the chamber, deeming the debate too racy for minors. The pages then returned for the debate over the next bill: on guns (http://on.msnbc.com/1p7erRQ).