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Jay Lake
Date: 2010-11-02 05:09
Subject: [links] Link salad vote early and often
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Cascade Writers openes registration for 2011 — Instructors are casacorona, davidlevine and me. July 21-24, 2011.

World's Most Precise Clocks Could Reveal Universe Is a Hologram — Clockpunk rules!

The science of Godzilla, 2010 — Speculative zoology from Darren Nash.

Denver votes on creating an extraterrestrial affairs commission — Mmm, nuttery does come in all flavors. (Via Bad Astronomy.)

Anonymous Doc on why he hate working in Emergency Rooms — I have an ambiguous relationship with ER's myself, given that OHSU's ER triage rules very nearly killed me. Literally.

When the Rolling Stones Hit the Laffer Curve — Economics at the high end of the music business.

Bogus Grass-Roots Politics on TwitterData-mining techniques reveal fake Twitter accounts that give the impression of a vast political movement. Well, golly, there's a shock.

Mugged by the Moralizers — Paul Krugman with some interesting thoughts on debt and spending.

Fake the VoteWhy would anyone commit voter fraud? Yet another Republican hobbyhorse not actually based on, you know, facts.

?otD: Did you vote?

Writing time yesterday: 1.25 hours (Kalimpura outline review and 2,000 new words)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.0 hours (interrupted)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
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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User: madrobins
Date: 2010-11-02 14:56 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
From the Krugman article, Rick Santelli's rant, "“How many of you people want to pay for your neighbor’s mortgage that has an extra bathroom and can’t pay their bills?” " begs the question: when did they start putting bathrooms in mortgages?
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User: fledgist
Date: 2010-11-02 17:15 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Not to mention the fascinating question of how mortgages pay bills. I'd love for my mortgage to pay my bills.
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scarlettina: WW: Decisions made
User: scarlettina
Date: 2010-11-02 15:05 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:WW: Decisions made
Washington state votes by mail. I voted on Thursday last. :-)
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User: mastadge
Date: 2010-11-02 15:58 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I voted. Was kind of amazed how few others were there to vote.
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