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[links] Link salad awakens from a Carolina BBQ coma

Why is Amazon becoming a hardware company?

Did the Bard speak American?

How do "today's students" write, really?

Genetic Discoveries Cast New Light on Migraine — It's X-linked! Female chromosomes FTW! (Via Lisa Costello.)

Pink Aurora Over Crater Lake — Wow. Another awesome APOD image. I've never seen the aurora, and I'd really like to.

French Demand Compensation for Plantagenet Murder — Breaking news!

In New Exhibit, Disney Lends Its Star Power to Reagan, and Vice Versa — Sigh. My second least favorite president, further sanctified. (Thanks to my Dad.)

Monsignor Lynn sentenced to jail for role in church sex abuseIn a soft and clear voice, disgraced Catholic Monsignor William Lynn stood Tuesday before a packed courtroom and apologized for the years of sexual abuse a young man suffered at the hands of defrocked priest Edward Avery, whom Lynn transferred to the boy's parish despite knowing that he had abused another boy. One tiny step in righting the monstrous behaviors of the Catholic hierarchy in systematically enabling and concealing child sexual abuse for generations.

Less Guns, Less Violence — Ya think? Ta-Nehisi Coates on American trends in crime and gun ownership.

President Obama's gun baloney — Yeah, he's a Socialist coming for your guns, alright. If ever there was a political moment for the Obama of the GOP/NRA's paranoid fantasies to make an anti-gun move, it would be now. Can you see the black helicopters coming?

"Voter ID, which is gonna allow Governor Romney to win the state of Pennsylvania, done." — PA state House Republican leader Mike Turzai on the year's legislative accomplishments. Conservative integrity always shines through. Even when they're bragging in so many words about vote blocking and election stealing.

?otD: WHat did you eat last night?




7/25/2012
Writing time yesterday: 1.25 hours (60 minutes on outline for untitled fantasy novel, 15 minutes of WRPA)
Body movement: 45 minute urban walk
Hours slept: 5.75 (fitful)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: Captain Vorpatril's Alliance by Lois McMaster Bujold

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