Hanging by a thread:

Teachers respond to incentives.

— Scott Brown powered by a surge of support from rich people.

— A clever efficient markets paradox.

— Pretty sure that killing the economy with fiscal contraction will not, in fact, help vulnerable incumbents.

— I am still perfecting my unrealistic tax scheme, so for now check out this one.

— The underrated Grant Presidency; USG is one of the most all-around underrated historical figures ever.

“Fireflies” from Owl City.