Fermi Bubbles Are Burps From A Star-Eating Black Hole… — That wins my award for headline of the day.
Lost in Time and Lost in Space — Centauri Dreams with an analysis of the Fermi paradox.
Jurors in faith-healing trial say evidence overpowered a weak defense — This makes me proud of Oregon, though the whole story is very sad.
Rights for me, but not for thee — Slacktivist Fred Clark on the AFA’s Bryan Fischer and conservative views of freedom of religion, for the right kind of Christian but no one else. Personally, I’ve long believed freedom of religion includes freedom from religion.
Mass. terror suspect was asked to leave mosque — This can’t be true! And any Real American™ about Muslims. Most Republicans can’t find Mecca on a map, but they know all about the alleged creeping horror of Islam. Now if they only understood the real life creeping horror of Christianism.
Why conservatives hate Warren Buffett — Many of the same people who think the rich should be free to spend unlimited sums influencing our politics without having to disclose anything are now asking Buffett to make his tax returns public. I guess if you’re indifferent to consistency, you have a lot of freedom of action. That’s the conservative movement in a nutshell.
?otD: Are you the dreamer or the dream?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (took the day off)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.75 hours (solid)
Currently reading: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee