1. Radical Christianists may not openly endorse acts of violence like their Islamist counterparts, but sometimes they're not as different as we'd all like to think.
2. It seems like every week there's another reason to avoid buying Chinese products. As if not subsidizing the military buildup of a human rights nightmare wasn't enough of an incentive.
3. Yes, Virginia, there really is a reason to provide legal recognition for gay couples.
4. Finally, on a lighter note, we now have a sound rationale for keeping gays out of the military.