Other links I've had open for awhile:
Vietnam-era refuseniks didn't get in as much trouble as you'd think.
Woot-offs make about $1.5 million!
Language Log discusses overpossessiveness in one of their great posts ever. Other fun posts recently: continuations Let's meet at mine and A friend of mine's pet bear, and morphemedar.
In a Jewschool comment, BZ succinctly summarizes the counterargument toward, "I don't hate gay people, I just hate the idea of the Jerusalem pride parade because I hate all outward expressions of sexuality".