1. Time publishes the definitive Obama puff piece.
2. Joel Kotkin has an insightful take on the future of the Democratic Party.
3. Sesame Street embraces utilitarianism (et tu, Cookie Monster?).
4. James McGrath argues that fundamentalism is fundamentally unbiblical
5."Right Wing Super-Consumerism"
6.Catholic Anarchy in Toronto
7. David Congdon (The Fire and the Rose) features an interesting article by Brian Howell discussing church leadership, gender, and culture.