Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad afternoon update

2,240 police, 460 patrol cars, copter mobilized for car chase in Osaka — I suspect a translation error here.

Hitler Was Even Sicker Than You Thought — Godwin's Law meets fart jokes, Internet implodes.

Alzheimer's helmet therapy hope — I know that disease is no laughing matter — the_child's maternal grandfather died of complications — but look at the photo with that article. I'm thinking Doc Brown, from Back to the Future.

chrisbillett on the wing nut reaction to Heath Ledger's death — (I had to go look up who he was, when LJ first went into a hot spin over his demise.)

More on taker outers and putter inners — If you're curious about the terms, their meanings and their origins.

Prep Students Challenge Rove Speech — "Some students at Choate Rosemary Hall, the prestigious prep school attended by John F. Kennedy and Adlai Stevenson, are protesting the choice of former presidential adviser Karl Rove as this year's commencement speaker." Go Choate! My old high school. (Where a number of us, myself included, got in trouble for wearing black armbands in the days after Reagan won the 1980 election.)

An analysis of our president's favorite painting — Hahahahahaha. Don't read if you're allergic to reality. But hahahahahahahah.

Former Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan crowing about the reelection of George Bush in 2004.Noonan now, stating that Bush has destroyed the Republican party — The snark just writes itself, doesnt it?
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