baldeagle.jpgFree Association: Margot Roosevelt, a direct descendant of the guy who wouldn’t shoot a shackled bear, writes about how the Endangered Species list is facing extinction. We don’t have a joke here; we just kinda thought that was neat.

al3.jpgSprung: Al Gore III is out on bail. But we’re guessing he’s soooo grounded.

arno.jpgIn Plain Sight: Reporter Paul Pringle’s got a great story about how a non-profit group funds Schwarzenegger’s luxury travel expenses, and writes off the costs. Meanwhile, the group’s donors get tax breaks — and may be trying to curry favor with the governor in a secret, off-the-books way.