* “If banks wrote down all underwater mortgages to market value and reﬁnanced the homeowners into 30-year, ﬁxed-rate loans at current market interest rates, that would pump $71 billion into the national economy”—and create one million jobs. But the banks won’t do it.
* NPR has scientifically determined the top 100 SF and fantasy books of all time. Don’t get me wrong: I’m very fond of Lord of the Rings, and I love Hitchhiker’s Guide, but they’re really not the very best the genre has to offer…
* Redefining pedophila as a sexual orientation? I find it’s very hard to have any sort of open mind on this.
* And I admit I didn’t see this coming: Bachmann Staffer Arrested for Terrorism in Uganda in 2006.