Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
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[links] Link salad has no courage

12 Bar Blues - Piano Duet with Peter the Elephant - Thailand — Wow, this is neat.

Kentucky’s Case of the Missing Bourbon

Kennedy's Vision for Mental Health Never Realized

As midnight strikes, same-sex couples wed across New Jersey — Strangely enough, nowhere in America have the hysterical predictions of conservative bigots about DADT, DOMA and gay marriage come true. Strangely enough, while Your Liberal Media was happy to give those cynical, knowing lies a full airing before such changes, there's never any follow up or accountability after the fact for conservative lies.

Sanders: Climate Change more Menacing than Terrorism — So are firearms, by any metric you care to name except lives lost per incident. We don't do anything either of these huge threats to our national interest, as neither the climate nor the gun industry is promoted by Muslim terrorists, apparently.

Republicans blame each other after shutdown fiasco Mitch McConnell, John McCain, Jeb Bush say the party needs to pick better battles, but Sen. Ted Cruz vows to fight on. We can only hope this goes on.

Virtual secessionism — Yes, this discussion of GOP dynamics rings very true for me.

?otD: WHat about brains and a heart?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 8.0 hours (solid)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Weight: 241.0
Number of FEMA troops on my block reopening National Parks: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)

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