Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link salad rises late and languid

The always wise jimvanpelt on teaching, writing, and infective pursuits — I love this post.

A disturbing (but work-safe) image — (Via willyumtx.)

City Hall: 1906Shorpy with an image of San Francisco's city hall after the earthquake and fire.

Ocean Impacts and Their Consequences — Another thing to worry about should outer space come calling...

What Happened When I Yelled Back at the "Christians" Calling My Wife a MurdererThese people aren't used to being confronted. They prey on the weak and they pounce on the wounded. But I chose to fight back. Confidential to conservative America: Your private religious convictions, no matter how sincerely held, really are not a basis for public policy. Any more than anyone else's are. After all, you might not like the outcome.

In Writings of Obama, a Philosophy Is UnearthedThe New York Times with a review of an interesting if potentially dubious view of Obama and his writing. (Thanks to my Dad.)

Radio Station: O'Donnell Threatened To Sue Us For...Posting An Interview Online!O'Donnell's campaign manager Matt Moran called and threatened to "crush" the station with a lawsuit. Stay classy, Tea Party America. It's what you do best, you head-stomping, reporter-cuffing, lawsuit-happy scamps. The country definitely needs more of your kind of leadership!

They're From The Tea Party And They've Come To take Their Country Back --- to the Dark Ages — Digby, on why you should vote.

?otD: Kahn or Cohanim?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (medical follies)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.0 hours (interrupted)
This morning's weigh-in: 242.4
Yesterday's chemo/post-op stress index: 4/10 (fatigue, peripheral neuropathy, emotional distress)
Currently reading: I Wonder by Marian Bantjes

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