- Richard Fernandez on faith in human nature and the political struggle in Iraq at The Belmont Club.
- Mad Minerva on French student riots and tourism.
- There is no “i” in Choich (err, I mean Church) according to Dan Edelen at Cerulean Sanctum (HT: Adrian Warnock).
MSMducks in a pond from Chicago Boyz.
- Space pics from Matt Jones.