Two great emails about the current situation in Iraq. Both are over at Andrew Sullivan's blog and both deserve a couple seconds of your time for perspective – one from a South African and one from an Army Chaplain.
Ever wonder to whom your neighbor is donating? Check Fundrace. I would be seriously upset if I were a rich famous dude, because it shows the home address of every donor. Public info, of course, but previously hard to find. Interesting.