Uhm... yes, now that you mention it, I did just finish reading The Ghost Brigades. *grin* It was a really, really excellent read and agonizing at the end. *sighs* Cathartic, too, for someone that's known for 40 year what they were for.
incandescens introduced me to Kiva, and I'm still a little baffled about how it actually works... but I'll trust it does.
If you don't know about micro loans... just ask in a comment or something and I'll expound.