A Couple of Thoughts on Melville — Ta-Nehisi Coates is quite interesting.
Kinky is the new norm
Mass hysteria! Science world buzzing over rumors the elusive 'God particle' has finally been found — Bosun Higgs to the accelerator.
Frat Culture's Woman Problem — I started college at the University of Texas at Austin almost thirty years ago, and the fraternity system was a long-running social and ethical disaster back then. (Not to mention a constant law enforcement problem protected from accountability by fraternity legacies in high places.) Why is anyone surprised that it still is?
"Such A Curious Mind" — Speaking of frat boys, conservative commentator Daniel Larison on George W. Bush the intellectual.
An interesting take on healthcare and the social contract — (Via Steve Buchheit.)
Santorum: More disabled people will be denied care under 'ObamaCare' — Huh. A Republican lying about healthcare. Flat out lying, not spinning. Who could imagine such a thing from our principled friends on the Right?
Newt Gingrich’s Opponents Accused Him Of Wanting Medicare to "Wither On the Vine" Because That's What He Said He Wanted — Where did Democrats get this crazy idea from? What kind of dastardly, underhanded person slams his political opponents by quoting their exact words? Your Liberal Media, hard at work.
?otD: Got ink?
Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (revisions to Kalimpura)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.5 hours (solid)
Currently reading: Nifft the Lean by Michael Shea