Links for you. Science:
I blame the British government for the riots (I think everyone who prattles on about the 'culture of poverty' should read this)
It's the Political Economy, Stupid!
The Great Splintering
"Hop on the Welfare Wagon" (from 1932. Things change, not always for the better)
Rick Perry's Unanswered Prayers
The Hijacked Crisis
Every single GOP 2012er would walk away from a 10-to-1 deficit deal on spending and taxes
Is college still worth it?
The Secret History of Guns