soupforslutsApparently, Connecticut’s response to the public school shooting is to target homeschoolers.

Christopher Howse is proud to be a member of the UK’s Dull Men Club.

How the feds set up a fake facebook account in a woman’s name in the name of law enforcement. It reminds me a bit of my friend tracking his ex-girlfriend by setting up a MySpace account in an acquaintance’s name (and immediately getting over here, realizing how banal she was).

I barely use flavoring, but attempts to ban flavored ecigarettes make me want to bang my head against the wall. if you’re worried about ecigarettes as a “gateway” (which I’m not, but if I were…) then why in tarnation do you want to insist that ecigarettes taste as much like real cigarettes as possible?

Paul Krugman, among others, has been trying to argue that mitigating climate change is not only within reach, but surprisingly affordable. David Roberts explains that this is simply not the case, and it would actually require significant sacrifices. {link via Dan Miller}

After a nerve-cell transplant, a paralyzed man with a severed spinal cord is walking again.

The Democratic nominee for Governor of Texas might just be a Karl Rove plant.

A couple of women in Maryland almost manage to steal six houses.

Roughly 90% of babies with Down Syndrome are aborted. Perhaps because loving kids like that is a waste. Relatedly, Jonathan Coppage argues that eugenics is build into the health-obsessed West.

Infoworld looks at seven myths surrounding programming.

A panda in China figured out that it pays to fake being pregnant.

David Frum is one of the leading voices against “comprehensive immigration reform” I listen to. Here he explains why he became disillusioned with the arguments of immigration reformers.


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