Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link salad, afternoon refresh

An "air tree" — I don't what the hell this is, but this seems to have landed in Spain. I think maybe the future arrived while we weren't watching it.

The Air Car — Not that kind. Compressed air. An interesting concept, but it brings a whole new meaning to the idea of having a flat. (Thanks to ferragus.)

More about the Texas Education Agency official forced to resign over an email that called Creationism into question

Per bovil a feed for FactCheck.org — For us political junkies, of any persuasion (except the paranoid, I suppose).

Romney and pardons — This piece of analysis is probably only of interest of political junkies. (Like me.)

Top 10 Bushisms of 2007 — One thing I've never understood — why is it acceptable to have a president who talks like a junior high special ed student? It doesn't reflect well on Bush himself, on the Republican party, on conservatives in general, and on America at large. The only answer I can come up with is the signature anti-intellectualism of conservative America. A favorite liberal game: imagine the press reaction if Hillary or Obama couldn't keep Austria and Australia straight. The media would go to town on it. Bush? Lifetime free pass from the "liberal" media.
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