+ A Wisconsin Librarian has a good post on war-objectors .
+ ZenPundit: Good political critique asking Where are the good men and women?
Partial answer: politics does not draw our best and brightest, in general.
+ Tom wrote recently about citizenship for those immigrants who serve in the military and early responders. Tom Friedman recently suggested anybody who gets a PhD in the US should be offered citizenship. There are some problems with that, but many avantages. Both get covered in in this post by Dan provocatively titled: Improving Americans.
+ Two funny pix about the growing power of Google (the first one uses some vulgar language).