1) Kathryn Lopez has a great article on NRO today about honor killings.  Read it here.

2) For all the political dorks out there like me, Human Events Online has a rundown of the top ten senate races to watch in 2006.  Read it here.

3) Today is Cost of Government Day (the date of the calendar year on which the average American worker has earned enough gross income to pay off his or her share of spending and regulatory burdens imposed by government on the federal, state, and local levels).  Read the report here.