A reader reacts to Endurance — I think they liked it.
Gianmaria Franchi on sliding book advances — (Via a mailing list I am on.)
Getting It Wrong —
How the craziest f#@!ing "theory of everything" got published and promoted
Psychics Say Apollo 16 Astronauts Found Alien Ship — Also, there is an alien base in the trunk of my car. Don't tell anyone.
New drone has no pilot anywhere, so who's accountable? — The Navy is testing an autonomous plane that will land on an aircraft carrier. The prospect of heavily armed aircraft screaming through the skies without direct human control is unnerving to many. What could possibly go wrong?
US plans Mid-East 'mothership'
Jobs, Jobs and Cars — Krugman on economic geography and Republican idiocy.
GOP Hates Citizens United, Too — Tough cookies, GOP. You wanted this as tool to bash Democrats, you celebrated the SCOTUS decision. Like many of the beds conservatives make, they don't want to lie in it.
How Newt Gingrich Gets Away with 'Class Warfare' and 'Race Baiting'
The Great Right Hope — The conservatives who hate Mitt Romney the most have it wrong. Why they’d love him in the White House.
What would Mitt Romney’s offshore account filings show? — It's called 'tax avoidance', and just about everyone with Big Money does it. Also, millionaires avoiding paying taxes is completely consistent with Republican principles, so why is anyone complaining?
?otd: Is that you there in the corner?
Writing time yesterday: 0.5 hours (Sunspin revisions)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.75 (solid)
Currently reading: Scourge of the Betrayer by Jeff Salyards