– Arnold Kling suggests some trends to watch, including:
a trend toward the Diamond Age scenario, in which people with Victorian values (marriage, thrift) accumulate wealth, while people who lack those values can address their basic material needs but otherwise fall behind.
– The Mad Monarchist Awards
– Egypt is going after NGOs and USG defends its NGOs, er, I mean not its NGOs.
– David Brooks on Communitarian Conservativism
– Mencken on freedom