– Fred Reed on democracy is also really good. I could excerpt basically the whole thing.
– At Those Who Can See, there’s "a brief survey of some of the more surprising Afro honesty the internet has delivered us of late." Interestingly, black people seem to tell each other the same things that John Derbyshire tells his kids.
– The creative class is fake. The creative class argument always struck me as backwards. Once your city is successful, the creative types show up (not the other way around).