A lost urban soul, with a great gift to share his situation in writing, laments the loss of his cat. It’s really quite beautiful, in its way. It also reinforces my hatred of the Pit Bull, a useless and dangerous breed that has for strange reasons has become very fashionable. It’s the Muslim immigrant of pets, whose owners are always careful to argue against stereotyping and backlash.
A woman who studied the Prosperity Gospel is beset by the diagnosis of certain death from Stage 4 Cancer. She finds real grace in this inexplicable suffering and her impending death. Life doesn’t always go according to plan, contra our hopes, dreams, the apparent success of the modern world, and the magical thinking of modern Christians.
A nice discussion by Steve Sailer of why “jobs policy” probably means more than supporting entrepreneurs (who will eventually get super rich), even as they offshore the most job intensive parts of their enterprises.
An updated Color of Crime report is now available for all of you who love statistics. Nothing much has changed, at least not from a racial angle. Crime is down, but the “achievement gap” remains.