- Patrick Schreiner has a helpful summary of an Art Of Manliness article on building your vocabulary.
- According to this Associated Press piece, the U.S. appears to be escalating its covert war in North Africa.
- Robert Gates recently had a speech in which he spoke of how disastrous a military strike on Iran would be. He went on to say that “[t]oo many of our politicians seem more concerned with winning elections and scoring ideological points than saving the country”.
- Jonah Goldberg has gone on the record saying that in the Denver debate with Obama, “most of [Romney's] effective moments came when he distanced himself from the base of his party and struck a decidedly moderate, centrist, position”
- Ethan Meleg has some tips for photographing fall foliage.