The Bookworm Beat 2-21-15 — the illustrated edition and Open Thread

Thank you, thank you, thank you, Caped Crusader, for helping to keep my blog a lively place in my absence. (And a warning to everyone else that I’m coming home soon!)

Supports gun control and abortion for the children

A failed compendium of progressive ideas

Hillary Clinton and Brian Williams trading war stories

Israel now Paris next Israel is the last - first frontier

Respected women in the 50s disrespected women in the 21st century

Obama Islamic threat advisory system

Churchill picnicking by the roadside like an ordinary citizen

Mao banned guns then killed 49 million

Obama fleeces people

A genetic map of Britain's population

Three generations of asians versus blacks

Your life is a gift from ancestors to descendants

Too much soy in modern diet turns boys into feminists

Samuel Johnson on men who think less of themselves without military training

Modernity find the truth and be safe

If government took over internet in the 1980s

Employment curve for different professions