The Harper Government may have weak environmental policy and a baffling inability to stop the torture of Afghan detainees, but, by god, they're sure tough on foreign strippers! The Lede is reporting that ABC plans to include a sitcom based on the Geico Cavemen in their fall schedule. Will a funny 30 second spot make for for a funny 30 minute show? Almost certainly not.
Slate recaps Jerry Falwell's hit parade of small-minded intolerance. I'm not celebrating the man's death- I'm sure a lot of people loved him and are very sad today, and that sucks. But it's important to remember that he was, essentially, a jackass.
Israel launches airstrikes into Gaza. Because the only thing better than a vicious internecine civil war between two sworn enemies is a vicious internecine civil war between three sworn enemies.
Ten-month old baby in Illinois gets firearm license. Says proud father, "it makes an adorable addition to his baby book." I suppose we should be happy Illinois actually has licensing requirements, as opposed to, say, Virginia.