* Robert Wright on the underside of the story of the Marines desecrating Taliban bodies.
* Whoah. "Mossad agents posed as American spies to recruit members of the terrorist organization Jundallah to fight their covert war against Iran."
* Massive effort underway to get fuel to the snowed-in city of Nome.
* Military buildup underway in the Persian Gulf. Again.
* Snerk. Picking out the images from Rick Perry's latest ad.
* Wow. "An open letter to the people who hate Obama more than they love America." (Courtesy asimplelife.)
* Great read: why are we so allergic these days?
* Why Hollywood puts out more bad movies in January.