Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad wakes up to a busy Saturday

Don't forget to put an entry into the new Green Amazon ]ARC contest [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ] — And yes, there will be goodies for the person whose nominee wins.

kenscholes with some very sad news

The true sekrit history of feminism — Courtesy of The Non Sequitur.

Great Acheivements in American Socialism — Conservatives are busy rewriting the history of the New Deal to help justify their "principled" opposition to the current stimulus efforts (for a value of "principled" which means "whatever it takes to get us back into power no matter the damage to the nation"). Salon has a nice pictorial overview of what the New Deal gave to the country.

Mr. Cheney's Blind Spot — Pssst. Hey, WaPo. I'm glad you've finally discovered you're part of the "liberal media" and all that, but a little bit of this perspective might have gone a long way six or seven years ago, when you were blindly partisan in support of Bush and Cheney and their policies. Because, you know, it might have mattered then. Just sayin'...

?otD: Wilma or Betty?

Body movement: 40 minute ride on the stationary bike
This morning's weigh-in: 219.6
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville

Originally published at jlake.com.

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