My lengthy article (below this one) on the threat of draconian gun-control measures took a while to research and write, given all the links I included. Consequently, I haven't had much time to prepare my usual 'spread' of articles tonight. I'll put up a couple more tomorrow morning.
To keep you amused until then, here's a video report on some of the more interesting (and spectacular) rally crashes of 2012. Since so many allegedly responsible politicians in Washington appear to be 'crashing and burning' at the moment, perhaps it's appropriate!