1. When the government fails, the solution is always more government -or NYT commenters are fucking idiots (see comments)

2. Bordeaux on subsidies (harsh)

3. Crime spike in St. Louis traced to cheap Mexican heroin

4. Age-adjusted traffic death rates (correlate with GOP Presidential candidate support)

5. Will North Korea and Cuba ever be wealthy?

6. North Dakota: template for the future?

7. Caplan on science and philosophy

8. Harpending dead. Sad day for the study of biology.