* Andrew Cohen notes that Congress should simply end their authorization for the War on Terror.
* Kevin Drum on the march towards intervention in Syria.
* "Rogue state: how far-right fanatics hijacked Kansas."
* "The private-intelligence boom, by the numbers."
* "If you are not around people who will look at you like you are crazy when you make stupid claims about other people's experiences, then you tend to keep saying stupid things about other people's experiences."
* Holy cats. A new 3D video map of the known local universe.