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[links] Link salad looks toward the weekend

A reader reacts to Green — Rather much with the liking.

The language of stamps — A little bit of lost culture. (Via David Goldman.)

Pass the Large Grain of Salt — I found this article on cuisine to be hilarious.

Old, million-dollar violins don't play better than the new models

US Cancer Deaths Continue To Fall, ACS Report

Cubelets Are Modular Programming in Meatspace — I still love this concept.

How researchers learned to stop time (and maybe enable hackers)

"Nobody has the right to take another life" — Roger Ebert on the death penalty. Worth the read, as most of his posts are.

Petitioners Ask Portland To Stop Regarding Corporations As People

Boehner: Richard Cordray appointment 'unprecedented power grab' by Obama — Right. Because no Republican president ever made a recess appointment. Not ever. Nope. No way, no how. No, no, don't go look up the facts! Believe my opinion!

Could a mystery candidate for GOP race still emerge? — "Anybody but Romney" is still a powerful force in GOP politics. And in a party that has made a fetish out of mixing religion and politics, specifically Christianism, his Mormonism will always be an issue.

Gingrich is out for revenge — Ah, the Newt we know and love, long time GOP standard bearer.

Progressives and the Ron Paul fallacies

?otd: Cheese, Grommit?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo fatigue)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.5 (fitful)
Weight: 213.2
Currently reading: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

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