Now that the cash for clunkers program is defunct, why don’t you consider donating your old car to charity? There are many local programs throughout the country, and the folks at Donate Car USA have an interesting article they would like you to read. Of course, before you donate to any charity, make sure to research them and be sure your donation will reach the people who really need it.
While on the subject of cars, armored vehicles are selling like hotcakes in Venezuela and the dealers can’t keep up with demand. No clunkers there
Prosecutors said the new law sets clear limits that keep Mexico’s corruption-prone police from shaking down casual users and offers addicts free treatment to keep growing domestic drug use in check.
“This is not legalization, this is regulating the issue and giving citizens greater legal certainty,” said Bernardo Espino del Castillo of the attorney general’s office.
The new law sets out maximum “personal use” amounts for drugs, also including LSD and methamphetamine. People detained with those quantities no longer face criminal prosecution.
Education in Honduras: La Gringa asks, How low can you go?
Cuba’s economy (pdf file): Raulonomics:
Tough Diagnosis and Partial Prescriptions in Raul Castro’s Economic Policies
Following up on the Yale University Press’ deleting the Mohammed cartoons from a book on the subject, Roger Kimball found Martin Kramer connecting the dots.
Vaclac Klaus will be a speaker at the Cato Institute’s Freedom and Prosperity in
Central and Eastern Europe
20 Years after the Collapse of Communism, which is scheduled for September 21, 2009.
Via Maria, What Would Jesus Do? Ask Obama
In the fun department, Washington DC will have the Tangosutra tango festival on October 23-25.