...over at The Suitable For Mixed Company Annex. Here are some highlights:
Did you know that the London Olympics in 2012 overlap Ramadan? Betsy's Page has that story and predictions of riots. Betsy also noted that the anniversary of the Battle of Hastings was a big draw this year.
Did you know that Japanese leaders are cautiously floating the idea of acquiring nuclear weapons? Captain's Quarter's has the story.
I had a couple of links on the population of the United States supposedly hitting 300 million.
As for election season news, some people who want to redefine marriage are fighting dirty, by confusing marriage with benefits, which leads to bogus and misleading arguments against proposed protection-of-marriage amendments, according to the ADF. And Newt Gingrich has some advice for Republicans.
In the great quotes column, there's this from Reagan, and this from William Kilpatrick.
There's more. But it's late - and, besides, all you have to do is go over there and scroll, to get the whole selection.
Quotation of the Day… - (Don Boudreaux) … is from page 187 of Matt Ridley’s 2010 volume, The Rational Optimist (link added): Trade, says Johan Norberg, is like a machine that turn...
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