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Jay Lake
Date: 2012-03-12 05:24
Subject: [links] Link salad is spaced out on sensation, like it's under sedation.
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Tags:books, gender, healthcare, links, personal, politics, religion, science, tech, writing
All about the milestones — Urban fantasy author J.A. Pitts with a contest to pick music for his lead character, Sarah Beauhall.

Science Fiction and the Probe

Cheap Solar Power at Night — Umm. Because the rates are lower?

The perils of sleep deprivation

Go to Trial: Crash the Justice System — Interesting view of a part of life that's largely invisible to me personally.

What's the difference between a vow of poverty and bankruptcy? — A Catholic school survivor talks about his experiences within the system.

Obama's team enjoys Republican infighting

Centrist Women Tell of Disenchantment With G.O.P. — Substitute "Centrist" with "Sane" and you have the real story.

Santorum: If Campaign's About Math 'We Are In Very, Very Tough Shape' — Ya think so, Senator Frothy Mix?

?otd: With a bit of the mind flip, are you into the time slip?

Writing time yesterday: 0.5 hours (30 minutes of WRPA)
Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 7.25 (fitful)
Weight: 237.8
Currently reading: 1491 by Charles C. Mann

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User: mastadge
Date: 2012-03-12 13:23 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
It's hard to believe that plea bargaining used to be a widely condemned practice considered a perversion of justice by the courts, and that since it was deemed constitutional less than half a century ago we've gotten to the point where over 90% of convictions involve a guilty plea -- many thousands of them from innocent people who just can't take the risk, and many thousands other from people who actually are guilty who are going to get off light for saving the court some time. The whole thing is a disgusting travesty of justice.

By the way, I recommend that article's author's book.
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User: mmegaera
Date: 2012-03-13 03:08 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I like your nickname for Santorum. Where does it come from?

AotD: I'm not, but one of my fictional characters is...
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2012-03-13 03:37 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Dan Savage. ;)
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User: supersniffles
Date: 2012-03-13 10:41 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I am amused by the question of the day, because for the first time in 15 years, I went to Rocky Horror last weekend.
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