- Now that I’ve pimped Portfolio to the masses, the blogosphere has gone off and highlighted the magazine’s excellent article on the subprime lending crisis. In all honesty, I’m not competent to draw any broader conclusion from this mess. But I will say that Michael Lewis’s piece is genuinely frightening.
- Joe the Plumber has a website. Proudly advertising an impending book release. Did I mention he’s considering a congressional run?
- Yay for cross-cultural pollination!
- The best justification for federalism comes courtesy of “Deadwood’s” Wild Bill Hicock: “Can you let me go to hell the way I want to?” Why yes, Bill (and Massachusetts), yes we can.