Royal wedding waiter, The Invisible Hugo, and other unusual interests, in the roundup

It’s been a very busy day, but there’s always time for a roundup,
Prince Albert got married…in a maitre’d costume?

The Invisible Hugo Chavez “presided” over the bicentennial celebrations by staying indoors (he did manage a peek from the balcony). Whoever wants to be his successor better keep the army happy.

This woman is sick.

The Economic Case for Supporting Israel
America needs the Jewish state’s technology and innovation as much as it needs us.

The 25 Documents You Need Before You Die, explained in a simple graphic. That’s even if you are a South American dictator, too.

DSK and the death of the novel, via Gerard

Casey Anthony And Some Thoughts On The Criminal Justice System; I haven’t followed this story at all. As James Joyner says,

In a conversation over the weekend with my wife’s family, I was reminded again howunusual my interests are. They were discussing this case in some detail, including noting that some of their friends were DVRing the trial so they could watch every minute of it. Meanwhile, I have been only peripherally aware of the trial–and then only in the way that I’m aware of Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and reality TV; that is, one can scarcely avoid hearing about them.

The Case of the Missing Ambassador:US Ambassador to the United Kingdom AWOL For Dinner Honoring Reagan

And, last but not least, Hitchens looks at the Boat People
Some questions for the “activists” aboard the Gaza flotilla.

Advice for a Young Blogger: How to get a million or less hits on your blog over some unspecified period of time, maybe – and thank you to Doug for his kind words.


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