Conversation starters for the open thread:
• If we're so eager to bomb Syria to enforce "international norms" (such as things, you know, like torture), let's learn a few things about the place. Oh, and here's how we're checking to see who is a "moderate" rebel.
• Truly remarkable that Voyager I has left the solar system. It was launched in 1977 by a very different America.
• Check out the progress many cities are making while Phoenix becomes the hole in the donut.
• What's going on in Phoenix and Arizona that's not being reported in the media?