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[links] Link salad goes back to work

Detroit evolving into a haven for artists — Bad weather? High crime? Urban blight? Sounds perfect!

Bronze artifact found on Alaska's Seward Peninsula

NASA working on nuclear rocket for manned Mars trips

Why Americans won't do dirty jobsCrackdown on immigrants leaves business owners struggling with shortages. Wow. What a shock. A logical, fact-based outcome to a simple "answer" to a complex social problem. Welcome to Tea Party nation, also known as the idiocracy.

New York Police Clear Occupy Wall Street Protesters From Park — I guess the plutocrats were sufficiently embarrassed.

NYPD Attack on OWS and the End of the First AmendmentOne of the ways that the First Amendment has been constrained is that fewer and fewer public spaces are still considered “public” (Zucotti Park is privately owned even though it is a park in a city). In contrast, our emails, bank transfers, and our automobiles parked in our driveways have all been declared “public.”

?otD: Are you at your labors today?




11/15/2011
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.0 (fitful)
Weight: 213.6
Currently (re)reading: Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett

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