(I'm traveling, so this post was written in advance. So if it doesn't seem to take recent news or events into account... that's why.)
This should be the biggest story in the country right now: former U.S. House speaker Dennis Hastert admitted under oath to sexually abusing children when he was their coach.
The Mixed Signals Coming Out of Trump’s Campaign Are the Message
Files Suggest Honduran Police Leaders Ordered Killing of Antidrug Officials
Head of British Spying Agency Apologizes for Its Treatment of Gays
It's time for Hillary to stop talking about Bernie and start talking about Trump
Ugh: Last Year's Hugo Award Drama Is Not Going Away Any Time Soon
This piece about Rand Paul's return to the Senate is interesting but mostly made me wish he'd waited until 2020 (or runs again, I guess) so we can make a million eye doctor jokes.
This this this: Economic Fundamentals That Indie Authors Sometimes Misunderstand
"For those who have never had fortunes deposited into their personal bank accounts with no obligations attached, this may sound suspicious."
"Ma’am, the library is CLOSED. You do not get special library hours just because you go to college. This security guard is doing his JOB and his shift is probably ending and he wants to go home and you can’t even use your words to tell him 'I’m just wrapping up, thanks'?"