* Bruce Ackerman doesn't see a debt-ceiling crisis. Jonathan Bernstein lists the known unknowns as to what happens next.
* Four red herrings om the debt debate.
* Nice. Joel Achenbach thinks conservatives are fighting the last war.
* Dana Milbank on Boehner's future.
* "The conservative double standard on Christian terrorism."
* Will the 'Arab spring' protests spread to Africa?
* Economic protests spread across Israel.
Learning from tundra fires.
* Fox imposes restrictions on online access to their TV shows.
* NPR talks with Tim Minchin.