From micro-roasters to classic cafes, these java hotspots have serious coffee cred.
As a nation, we sure do love to drink coffee, and, increasingly, we want to know how the beans were roasted and if they're fair trade. Basically, we're turning into coffee snobs - and that's not a bad thing. Learn about the movement called "third-wave coffee," support coffee farmers, and share your passion for coffee with others. Here are some of the best coffee shops for when you need your caffeine fix.
Magic Man: On twenty-seven additional occasions, presidents have called both the Senate and House into extraordinary session to deal with such matters of great urgency as war, economic crisis, and critical legislation. Twenty-three of these sessions took place before the Twentieth Amendment, when Congress was routinely out of session between March and December. These extraordinary sessions included James Madison's calling upon Congress to convene during the War of 1812, Abraham Lincoln's calling Congress into session to deal with the secession of the southern states, and Franklin Roosevelt's calling of Congress for what became known as the "First Hundred Days" of the New Deal. ... During both sessions of the 80th Congress, in October 1947 and July 1948, President Harry Truman called Congress back in extraordinary session to enact domestic legislation. ... "Extraordinary occasions" is defined... exactly... nowhere. The longest ever government shutdown in US History seems rather "Extraordinary" doesn't it? :-D :-D