Andrew Sullivan: continues his bizarre fascination with the Palin Pregnancy Conspiracy. Given that the entire conspiracy now appears to be hinged on the fungible factor of photo dating, it seems a bit reminiscent of not the Atlantic but more that of the Enquirer. Andrew, Palin's faults are numerous, why linger on this?
Rethinking Security: Looks into the (narco)feudalist nature of Mexico's drug war. Additionally he defines the reverse inkblot strategy of non-state actor's ability to locally destabilize state authority and redistribute governance from the ruling government to a more feudal semblance.
Politics and Soccer: On why we should bail out the Big Three.
Whited Sepulcher: On why we shouldn't bail out the Big Three.
Tdaxp: On the "softer" side of some UAW workers. Baseball bats are a method of delivering a message.
The Texas Scribbler: On the (lack of) reality regarding colonization of Mars. I'd offer, people will colonize the Gobi when they have to. I'm a relatively cynical person but I think the resilience of human kind is very often vastly understated.
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