Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad, Friday Friday

APOD with an awesome moonrise photo

100 Oldest Companies in the World — (Hat tip to Centauri Dreams.)

The Edge of the American West ranks our nation’s wars by perceived historical significance — Interesting and irreverent.

The Edge of the American West with a sad and frightening piece on Julius and Ethel Rosenberg — Just in case you thought out-of-control conservative paranoia was a contemporary phenomenon.

Obama steps in telecom immunity crap — Obama makes a seriously bad move in a Georgia congressional endorsement. I don’t mind mistakes — I make them too — but I’m going to be very interested to see what, if anything, the senator does to correct this, since to all appearances he came down solidly on the wrong side on this one. (Snurched from douglain.)

Time in saddle: 0 minutes (still recovering from surgery)
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: 260.0
Currently reading: The Alchemy of Stone by Ekaterina Sedia Amazon ]

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