Two things deserving attention
File Colombia under "Countries I wish I knew more about". Luckily, Randy Paul of Beautiful Horizons has a lot of coverage
of the goings-on there. And since we're filing, put Beautiful Horizons under "Blogs I wish someone had told me about sooner."
Also, there are no doubt possible worlds where Joshua Bolten has ex ante
credibility when he says
he's keeping the budget under control. But I don't live in any of them.