Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link Salad, lunch break

Pastor asks followers to pray for his critics to dieThat's family values. "Jesus loves you, fuck off and die." Plus now I know what an imprecatory prayer is.

The strangest Bushism yet — "I too am a dissident in Washington." WTF? The mind boggles. I can't decide whether to laugh or cry. This goes beyond out of touch with reality and somewhere deep into psychotic narcissism. To quote that master of consistency, Inigo Montoya, on lexicography, "I do not think it means what you think it means."

My favorite political quote of all time — From June 17th, 2000, on NPR's Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me. It's Carl Kasell speaking at about 2:23 on this clip, attributed to Bill Maher, though I can't find confirmation of the original.

I don't how a country can be taken seriously as a democracy when all you have to do to get elected is to be a former president's idiot kid

They were talking about Bashar al-Assad's succession to the presidency in Syria, of course.

Jokes about Lucas, Prince of Darkness — Only rcovering owners of older British cars need apply.

Aerocar for sale — Another candidate for the next Genre car?

Artificial Life Likely in 3 to 10 Years — "Wet artifical life." Wow. (Thanks to yourbob.)

The economics of used book sales

LJ Book — It has finally occured to me to use the search capabilities of pdf files to locate old LJ entries I want to refer back to. This is a great tool. Can't recall who originally recommended it to me.
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