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Jay Lake
Date: 2013-06-24 04:45
Subject: [links] Link salad doesn't know you from the wind
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The Little League World Series’ Only Perfect GameIn 1957, Mexico’s scrawny players overcame the odds to become the first foreign team to win the Little League World Series. (Thanks to [info]threeoutside.)

Son and Heir? In Britain, Daughters Cry No Fair — It's kind of hard to know what to think about this.

Full moon at McMurdo station — Wow. Just wow. (Via [info]danjite.)

The hidden cost of terrorism: U.S. smoking After the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, a million former U.S. smokers took up the habit again and kept puffing for at least two years, a researcher says. Really? (Via David Goldman.)

Chris Kluwe: Here’s what’s wrong with Ayn Rand, libertarians A world full of Ayn Rands would be a terrifyingly selfish place, writes the outspoken NFL star in his new book.

Greg Mankiw and the Gatsby Curve — Paul Krugman on Greg Mankiw's blindly idiotic and self-serving defense of extreme economic privilege.

Church without God - by design — Atheist services. Huh. (Via Dad.)

God's Own Law — Steve Buchheit on Biblical laws and our allegedly Christian nation.

Obama to reveal “plan to prep for the impacts of climate change” on TuesdayHe'll make due on his inaugural address by sharing how the US can "lead global efforts." Oh, those liberal lies, based on mere "facts" and "data" when there's good conservative ideology out there to sustain the happily counterfactual and willfully ignorant.

QotD?: Will you ever? Did you ever?




6/24/2013
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hour (day overwhelmed with busy-ness)
Hours slept: 5.5 hours (fitful)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (stationary bike)
Weight: 247.8
Number of FEMA troops on my block installing Islamic footwashing sinks: 0
Currently reading: Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program by Sharon Salzberg; I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett

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fjm
User: fjm
Date: 2013-06-24 12:20 (UTC)
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The primogeniture issue has left women and children destitute as in the absence of any will, the male heir gets the lot. It isn't just about a title.
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mmegaera
User: mmegaera
Date: 2013-06-25 00:54 (UTC)
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One of the few things I miss about the religion of my childhood was the readymade community whenever my father got transferred. If it weren't for what they believe, I wouldn't mind being part of a church again.
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