[links] Link salad is a regular Frankie fan

Subterranean announces their Spring, 2012 table of contents — Including my Sunspin novella, “The Weight of History, the Lightness of the Future”.

A photo of me and my siblings ca. 1974 — (Via [info]lillypond, a/k/a my sister.)

Girls’ Time Travel Attempt Leads To Suicide In China

Cube laser virtual keyboard for iPhone & iPad — :: wants ::

Cloning and resurrecting the mammoth? Not so fast

Human fossils hint at new species — The accompanying photo of a skull looks a lot like Darth Vader. Homo sith, anyone?

Disturbing and poignant video about a self-aware robot tests game-engine’s limitations — (Via [info]willyumtx.)

A 77-year-old man from Oklahoma cannot deny human-caused climate changeSlacktivist Fred Clark on Republican Senator Inhofe’s allegedly Bible based climate change denial.

Abortion bill raises KU Med accreditation concerns — Why would anti-science conservatives even care?

Georgia Republican Compares Women to Cows, Pigs, And Chickens — Stay classy, conservative America. It’s what you do best. And people, when you vote GOP, whatever your reasons, you’re enabling and endorsing a hell of a lot of very destructive crazy, just like this. Are you proud of your Republican party?

Democrats ride Romney’s Planned Parenthood remark — As well they should. Romney was being honest about the destructive GOP agenda. Keeping that in the minds of voters is the right thing to do.

Under what party did gasoline and oil prices reach their peak? Republican, of course — Not that the historical record stops the GOP from flat out lying about this.

Don’t you know that it’s different for hippies — Or why conservatives are protected from the consequences of their actions. Dixie Chicks vs Rush Limbaugh, anyone?

?otd: Was it great when it all began?


3/15/2012
Writing time yesterday: 0.5 hours (WRPA)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.0 (fitful)
Weight: 236.6
Currently reading: Blood of Orange by Lizzy Shannon; Requiem by Ken Scholes

2 thoughts on “[links] Link salad is a regular Frankie fan

  1. Joe says:

    Re: Limbaugh, Freedom of Speech, and Govt.

    Did you know that Rush Limbaugh is broadcast by the AFRTS – the Armed Forces Radio and Television Service? Three hours a day by the U.S. government.

    I know they used to broadcast 1 hour of the Al Franken show after years of pressure from the democrats, but I don’t know if they replaced his show after he became a congressman or not.

    1. Cora says:

      Once upon a time people all over the world listened to the AFR, because they played the latest rock ‘n roll hits, not because of the rantings of some rightwing idiot.

      As for the charming Republican from Georgia who compared women to farm animals, is he not aware that the anti-abortion bill is stopping abortions of stillborn fetuses? There are not even any lives to save here, because the babies are already dead. All he’s doing is traumatizing women and potentially endangering their lives.

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