* Voter ID: why minorities are more likely to lack identification.
* Good read: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Obama and the double standard of integration.
* New Pew report finds that, yes, the middle class is poorer, and earning less.
* "For the second year in a row, more American soldiers killed themselves than died in combat."
* Yes, there is still fact-checking out there.
* "The GOP sold its soul to the extremist Christian right. So why do its leaders act surprised by their Todd Akins?"
* Oh, and there's an outbreak of the West Nile virus in Texas.
* 'Ten myths about space travel that make science fiction better.'