Congress may extend daylight-saving time: It really seems to me that the whole Daylight Saving Time issue is fairly arbitrary, so it doesn’t really matter what they do with it, or if they eliminate it completely. But this article says that 10,000 barrels of oil a day can be saved over the course of the two extra months, and if that’s true it’s probably worth at least a discussion. (via a reader)
To defeat Africa’s Mugabes, Elect an African pope: I don’t know what it’s going to take to call attention to the African situations (especially the Sudan and AIDS) but Austin Bay thinks maybe an African Pope might do the trick. (via Wizbang)
Pardon Our Apprehension: Space Shuttle launch director Mike Leinbach explained that a crack in the foam insulation on the external tank was not a problem. This should be the safest Shuttle mission ever. But I’m not convinced.
Iraqi Army Takes Out Terrorist Base: An ambush ended with the defeat of an established insurgent camp by Iraqi military forces, US Special Operators, and a ton of American supporting units.