The Wednesday Edition


Highlights Include:

Part One:

* Steinbeck on Execution. Thomas Steinbeck is excoriating the state of Texas, for using one of his father's most beloved characters to measure Death Row inmates' fitness for execution.
* Saudi Women Olympics. How a Saudi Arabian woman battled for the right to compete in judo at the London Games -- and won, despite losing.

Part Two:

* Philippines Flooding. A resident of Manila tells us how she used Twitter to help rescue her mother and grandmother from flooding.
* Jacques Duchesneau. He was supposed to be a star candidate in the Quebec election -- but his remarks are universally confusing.

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