Ford, Exxon-Mobil, and the Asphalt Workers of America testify against ride swapping.
A Univ. of Chicago economist argues that many 529 plans are bad deals.
This is James Lileks at his incandescent best. WARNING: sensitive liberals, New Age-y and multi-culti types should stay away. It'll just ruin your week. For the rest of you, it is a passionate defense of Western values the likes of which is rarely seen. Follow it up with this anti-idiotarian reply to the the generic whine that "the U.S. has only 5% of the world's population but X% of . . ."
Why the U.S. beat Japan economically in the 90s.
Another hideous injustice committed against a high school cheerleader. When will the madness end?
Is Target's approach the future of Web commerce?
Jakob Nielsen says: Let users control font size. Amen.
Heads up, folks. Emory's decision on Michael Bellesiles is expected this a.m. (Glenn Reynolds notes that Lindgren's Yale Law Journal piece on Bellesiles has been downloaded 75,000 times less than a week after it was posted to the Net. That's an astounding number. At least two morals: historians shouldn't tell "big, whopping lies" and don't anger gun owners without cause. Or maybe even with cause.)
Update: Emory put Prof. Bellesiles on paid leave for the year. Their investigation is "continuing." See InstaPundit (August 22, near the top) for some interesting speculation.
Two female students at the Univ. of Chicago put feminists in Smackdown Palace.
Lindows will not be the end of Microsoft after all.