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- Rick Perry is looking ahead to 2016.
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• That right-wing paranoia is reaching new heights in Texas? (“Skeptical messages popped up on Facebook, and people began approaching community leaders at church gatherings. They were worried about the government coming to take their guns. There was a sense that President Obama would be willing to do anything to crush dissent.”) —Drew Hunt
• About high-rent blight, which is driving small, local businesses out of urban neighborhoods and leaving empty storefronts? (This article is about New York’s West Village, but it’s not hard to read it and substitute “Lincoln Park.”) —Aimee Levitt