How will the fiscal cliff impact you? The Wall Street Journal offers this helpful infographic detailing the impact of higher taxes on a wide range of affluent Americans, including a typical single mom trying to raise two kids on merely quintuple the median household income.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?
The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.