Daphne finds one of the better takes I’ve read on the London riots.
Kalim Kassam points to modernitysucks.
More on Eisenhower, though I still stand by my position.
How many world-views can cope with this sort of video?
We should have more laws like this one: "Under the Riot (Damages) Act 1886, the police, not insurance companies, bear ultimate responsibility for compensating people who have had their property damaged by rioters." Though I’d prefer if blame fell on the people responsible for modern policing methods.
Michael Lewis on Germany: "For better or for worse, the Germans now own Europe." His description of German national identity is pretty incredible.
Blogging will be light for a couple weeks due to a combination of lots of work, travel, and a need for a short break.