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Jay Lake
Date: 2011-11-17 05:33
Subject: [links] Link salad lights out for Powells
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Tags:antarctica, books, christianists, cool, culture, green, language, links, occupy wall street, personal, politics, religion, reviews, russia, scence, sports, tech
A reader reacts to Green — I think they liked it.

Save the Words — They need a good home. (Via [info]danjite.)

Klan Air: 1922 — The Klan had an air force? (Look at the markings on the tail of the plane.)

Huge Lake Could Increase Chance of Life on Jupiter Moon

Gamburtsev 'ghost mountains mystery solved' — Mmm, Antarctica.

Russians are leaving the country in drovesSome chafe at life under Vladimir Putin's rule, but for many others, economic limitations are the prime motivator. Experts say the numbers have reached demographically dangerous levels.

The Brutal Truth About Penn StateThe problem can't be solved by prayer or piety — and it's far more widespread than we think. I have always despised athletic privilege, in part because I was a victim of it during much of my schoolchild years, but the business at Penn State takes athletic privilege to a level of vile insanity.

Welfare for MillionairesA startling new report reveals the billions in government dollars that benefit America’s wealthiest citizens. Every conservative knows that giving money to poor people who desperately need it just encourages them to be lazy. Giving money to rich people who don't need it? That's the American way!

#Occupy: The Tech at the Heart of the Movement — (Snurched from curiosity counts.)

Gods Help Us, St. Louis Did it Right #OWS — (Via [info]drjon.)

Wall Street on guard for Occupy day of action — Hide behind your money, boys. Mayor Bloomberg will always err on the side of wealth.

Has a Harvard Professor Mapped Out the Next Step for Occupy Wall Street? — Another Constitutional Convention? Is Lessig nuts? Given how well organized the Christianist core of the Republican party is, we'd wind up living in a theocratic state with no revenue base. All this "Christian government" stuff is no different than Shariat law, after all.

?otD: Coming to my reading tonight?




11/17/2011
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.5 (solid)
Weight: 216.4
Currently (re)reading: Going Postal by Terry Pratchett

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ericjamesstone
User: ericjamesstone
Date: 2011-11-17 18:25 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
> A startling new report reveals the billions in government dollars
> that benefit America’s wealthiest citizens.

And who came out with this startling new report? Some liberal think-tank, no doubt.

Oh, it was a U.S. Senator? Must be one of those blue-state Democratic Senators with a 95% or more liberal rating by Americans for Democratic Action, like Chuck Schumer. No, wait--it was Senator Tob Coburn, Republican of Oklahoma, who only has a 5% liberal rating? You mean, it was a conservative who released this startling new report? That can't be right, can it? After all, "[e]very conservative knows that giving money to poor people who desperately need it just encourages them to be lazy. Giving money to rich people who don't need it? That's the American way!"
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Danny Adams
User: madwriter
Date: 2011-11-18 00:32 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I don't know what the big deal about evicting OWS is. Whenever my house gets dirty enough to be a hygiene issue I always clean it with pepper spray and rubber bullets.
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