Today is International Day of Peace. And the first official day of fall.
- Unemployment in California hits 12%, the highest rate in 70 years.
- General McChrystal requests more troops in Afghanistan.
- The President’s media blitz yesterday. Here’s a snippet:
Obama on health care:
- A new Harvard study links 45,000 U.S. deaths with lack of insurance.
- The ‘God Gap’ closed: a survey looks at religion on the right and the left.
- The number of female senior pastors doubles in the 10 years! (But men still make more money …)
- An insightful essay in the NY Times on comparing your single or married life to the other side. H/T to Liz.
- Cursive writing is fading fast …
- 78% of NFL players go bankrupt within two years of retirement.
- Can Freshers’ Week friendships last?