Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad for a busy Sunday

Chip and pin scam ‘has netted millions from British shoppers’ — Fascinating crime story, and a bit eerie, to say the least. (Thanks to lt260.)

Dems see red as Republicans run as Greens — Classy, very classy. Can’t win under your own name with your own ideas, steal somebody else’s brand! The GOP: your party of ethical government.

Sarah Palin: The view from Alaska — Confidential to conservatives in America: Couldn’t you guys get a better class of political heroes? (Thanks to my Aunt M.)

John McCain: I Am an Arab and a Decent Man — Demonizing the Other is a lot easier when the Other is voiceless, or so Mr. Straight Talk is finding out.

Palin: Probe Cleared Me Of Any WrongdoingDespite the finding of a legislative report that she had broken the state’s ethics law in the scandal dubbed Troopergate, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin said Saturday that the report actually cleared her of any “legal wrongdoing or unethical activity.” That’s a fascinating interpretation, Governor. I think those words do not mean what you think they mean.

Body movement: 30 minutes on stationary bike
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: 230.8
Currently reading: Back issues of Fortean Times

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