Beware Social Nostalgia — An essay that cuts the heart out of one of the core impulses of conservatism — the Myth of the Golden Age.
Lesbian forced from partner, two kids by Texas judge’s ‘morality clause’ — A lesbian woman has 30 days to evacuate her home after a judge ruled only relatives by ‘blood or marriage’ can be around her partner’s kids past 9 pm. Compassionate conservatism strikes again. (Snurched from Steve Buchheit.)
Washington Gets Explicit: Its ‘War on Terror’ is Permanent — Senior Obama officials tell the US Senate: the ‘war’, in limitless form, will continue for ‘at least’ another decade – or two. We have always been at war with Eurasia. (Thanks to
QotD?: What’s the highest altitude you’ve ever been at (not counting flight)?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (con time)
Hours slept: 7.25 hours (fitful)
Body movement: n/a
Number of FEMA troops on my block covering up evidence about Benghazi: 0
Currently reading: Night Watch by Terry Pratchett