My suspicion is a DOS attack at The Sideshow. I haven't heard back from my ISP yet.
Meanwhile, Atrios has a pretty important piece of news this morning from The Washington Post about a major tax shift the administration has proposed that advances the movement of the tax burden to workers-only. If they really do this, though, it may work out to quite the opposite of what they intended. If employers stop offering health insurance altogether things could get very interesting indeed.
Meanwhile, Huey says it best: