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Jay Lake
Date: 2011-12-08 05:08
Subject: [links] Link salad dreams fondly of barbecue
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Tags:climate, cool, culture, food, healthcare, japan, links, personal, politics, religion, science
Does the McRib “Pork Price” Theory Make Any Sense? — I remain baffled by the McRib phenomenon.

Japan whaling fleet accused of using tsunami disaster funds — Well, that's one way to enhance your international standing.

Huge Japanese earthquake cracked open the seafloor

NASA rover finds evidence of water flowing on Mars

Evolution: The Natural History of Animal Skeletons, Stripped Down — (Snurched from Curiosity Counts>.)

Cambrian predator had killer eyes — "See these eyes so blue; An ageless heart than can never mend"

Police Officers Find That Dissent on Drug Laws May Come With a Price — Mmm, who needs free speech? (Via [info]danjite.)

Obama administration refuses to relax Plan B restrictions — This is a weird story, and another sad example of how the conservatives in the forced pregnancy movement drive the national agenda despite their claims of victimization and marginalization.

U.S. denies delaying global climate deal — Given our conservative-induced political schizophrenia and anti rationality on this topic, I'm not sure what to think here.

Santorum: No One Has Ever Died Because They Didn't Have Health Care — The conservative stupid, it is breathtaking.

Condemnation Of Newt’s Ethics Violations Was Anything But Partisan — And so another conservative lie becomes truth in the eyes of the GOP rank and file, that somehow a Congressional vote of 395 to 28 is "partisan". Because what's the truth worth compared to your ideology?

Gingrich Surge Unnerves Some Republican Lawmakers — Gingrich and the GOPAC Memo made the fortunes modern GOP through a strategy of deliberate lying and intimidation and media manipulation. Live with it, GooPers. He's your crown prince of political fraud.

?otd: Ribs or chicken?




12/8/2011
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 10.5 (solid plus napping)
Weight: 210.0
Currently (re)reading: A Civil Campaign by Lois McMaster Bujold

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Jim Hetley
User: jhetley
Date: 2011-12-08 13:33 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
!otd: I'm a chicken whenever I have a choice.
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zyzyly
User: zyzyly
Date: 2011-12-08 18:04 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I'm guessing that I must have read a previous article about the McRib from one of your links. It was an article about how it is made, and it made me resolve to never ever try one. Ever.
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User: mmegaera
Date: 2011-12-09 03:05 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Just as long as you don't eat that barbecue at a Dinner Party.
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