1. Dumbest. Amendment. Ever. 
2. Winter Soldier  is happening now. Te-Ping will likely be filing dispatches later.
3. David Obey on yesterday's GOP-initiated secret session  to discuss FISA legislation:
"I was here for the secret sessions," countered Rep. David Obey (D-Wis.). "And given the mumbo jumbo that I heard," he added, the main purpose was "to demonstrate the total uselessness of secret sessions."