[links] Link salad on Labor Day

Don’t forget the new Endurance ARC contest: [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]

Slacktivist on the religious progressive view of labor

Ancient menagerie uncovered in Australia’s Nullarbor — (Thanks to [info]danjite.)

FEMA Uses the Waffle House Index to Determine Hurricane Threat

Scenes From a Multiverse takes on right wing denialism — Hahaha. (Thanks to [info]goulo.)

Michael Moore, Triumphant?In a new memoir, the controversial filmmaker opens up about his life. He talks about the vitriol he faced after 9/11, and why he thinks the last decade has proved him right.

Why Do Conservatives Get a Pass?Perry’s views are getting denounced by all the usual lefty suspects but not much by anyone else. And the reason for this is something very odd: In modern America, conservatives are largely given a pass for saying crazy things. They’re just not taken seriously, in a boys-will-be-boys kind of way.

Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the CultI left because I was appalled at the headlong rush of Republicans, like Gadarene swine, to embrace policies that are deeply damaging to this country’s future; and contemptuous of the feckless, craven incompetence of Democrats in their half-hearted attempts to stop them. Long, but definitely worth the read. Especially if you’re a conservative. (Thanks to [info]goulo.)

?otD: What are you doing with your Monday off? Or do you even have this Monday off?

Writing time yesterday: 1.5 hours (2,500 words on Sunspin, including some editorial work)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.25 hours (solid)
Weight: 223.4
Currently reading: Endurance by Alfred Lansing