If you care at all about the state of the War on Drugs or the treatment of crime in this country, read this.
See also (linked from above article)
Since it seems to be drug war day on Reddit, here's one more
And more libertarian ideals, from the Reason.com folks
I read a lot of servers' blogs, even though I'm bad about updating mine. Here's a pretty good post from Buon Appetito.
As a closing bit of interesting politics, we should have an open border so politician's kids don't have to make beds in hotels.