I'm getting a little political today. I hope that's okay ....
Michelle Malkin is in London on vacation with her family, and the public sector there is on strike. Oh joy. Read her description of what England's like right now.
WSJ -- Connecticut will begin firing public employees, because they couldn't agree on how to fix their pension/benefits crisis. Such a shame. New Jersey, on the other hand, found a Republican governor and a Democratic Senate president who could work together, compromise, and find a way to keep their pension funds solvent for the future.
Walter Williams gives us a fresh take on bashing the founding fathers on the issue of slavery.
Mara Hvistendahl's book Unnatural Selection is getting lots of attention these days:
Ross Douthat at the NYTimes writes a review, "160 Million and Counting," in which he begins to crack open the issue of gender selection in abortion.
Jonathan Last at WSJ does a more factual job of presenting Hvistendahl's discoveries in his review of her book, and he also did an interview with WSJ on the book, called "The War Against Girls." Both are worth your time. Last deals with the consequences of a society with too many men. Interesting stuff.