- FlowingData: Watch the Growth of Walmart and Sam’s Club Across America
This is an interesting visualization, but the data that it shows is no less interesting.
- Slate Magazine: Rick Perry’s Christian Israel policy is a gift to Islamic extremists
Quoth Rick Perry: "Both as an American and as a Christian, I am going to stand with Israel." You want to know "why the terrorists hate us"? This is why. Our country has spent years cautiously handling Israel and its neighbors in terms of international relations. It's breathtakingly reckless to cast this as a religious matter. That'll make the difference between diplomacy and a holy war.
- The Washington Post: Survey finds significant drop in uninsured young adults
One million young adults have gotten health insurance thanks to the president's health care overhaul, which allows parents to include adult children on their health care insurance until the age of 26. I know a few myself. This is the only major group yet impacted at this early phase of healthcare reform, but it's clear that it's been a great benefit to them.