Girl power at Preakness: First girl takes it since 1924! Go Rachel Alexandra!
An old but interesting Atlantic article: Lost in the Meritocracy.
BoingBoing citing Mercatus: Index of Freedom by American states.
I can’t decide whether to call this one plain “disrespectful” or actually Obama biting off more than he can chew. For somebody who looks like he supports diversity he doesn’t have a lot of respect for defensible points of view different from his own. Obama incites abortion discussion at Notre Dame, America’s “leading Catholic university.”
Why pirates escape jurisdiction. That post includes a link to Foreign Affairs mag’s list of “must reads” about pirates in general.