On my mind: a beautiful letter received from an aspiring traveler. I will share it separately.
- Chinese court upholds ruling against historian who questioned tale of wartime heroes and Chinese Communist Party stressing quality as it limits membership. Currently at 88 million members.
- Preclearance at foreign airports seen as a necessity to fight terrorism. Where’s the proof?
- I missed this earlier in the year: Amazon.com store card now earns 5% bash back on all Amazon purchases.