--Lots of commotion over Rick Seaney's report that airlines are hoisting up an unusual number of fare sales for the holidays. Not so, says an airline stock analyst, widely quoted in media. Dunno, I think Rick makes a persuasive case.
--And by the way, was that a tectonic shift toward online political news coverage that I just felt? Yup. Here.
--America's most dangerous cities? No, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles aren't on the top 10 list. Orlando is, though. Here's a photo list, from the Orlando Sentinel newspaper.