Saturday, July 31

Random

A new Arizona law requires the POW-MIA flag to fly over every town and city hall, Superior Court building and county office in the state. At what point is it appropriate to put the Vietnam War to bed? How many veterans from other wars are going to feel slighted until they get a flag on the pole, too? Are public flag poles the proper venues for making political statements? Just asking. ~ AZ Central

The cost of Chelsea's wedding is estimated to be between $3M and $5M. This is the Clinton economic stimulus plan. ~ BBC

What the average person needs to know about tracking cookies ~ WSJ

Ed Stetzer just uploaded a ton of church planting overview resources. ~ link

Eyjafjallajokull:
The ash cloud that stranded hundreds of thousands of passengers, threatened to blight a summer of air travel and turn 2010 into one long winter has, er, disappeared.

The Icelandic volcano which had been spewing ash into the atmosphere stopped erupting in late May, and this inconvenient natural phenomenon called Eyjafjallajokull has since behaved itself.
~ Independent
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has denied Governor Brewer's request for an expedited hearing on SB1070. (She probably shouldn't expect much sympathy from the 9th court.) No problem, though. The longer this drags on, the more opportunity for anti-federal -- anti-courts rhetoric on the election trail. This single issue may get her elected. (She currently serves as an appointee.) ~ AZFamily

NIMBY -- Residents in age-restricted Sun City are trying to block the opening of a charter school in their community. ~ ABC 15

"Sell a guinea pig, go to jail." They've got to have something for all the drug cops to do once California legalizes pot. "San Francisco could soon have what is believed to be the country's first ban on the sale of all pets except fish." ~ SF Chronicle

And now... in case you've been sleeping too soundly at night... (via Beth Bilynskyj) --

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