Voynich Manuscript partially decoded, text is not a hoax, scholar finds — (Via David Goldman.)
The Oscars Have Just Become NSFW. — Heh. (Via David Goldman.)
Watch This Fox News Host’s Heartfelt Apology To The Intersex Community — Color me shocked. I’ll be even more shocked if there isn’t either a firing or a hard walkback over this. FOX simply can’t have this kind of empathy and compassion on their airwaves, it utterly undermines their brand management and message consistency.
Legalizing vigilantism — The bullies with their guns are successfully dismantling civil society.
Filthy rich but secretly terrified: Inside the 1 percent’s sore-winner backlash — Why are the super-rich whining so much? They rigged the game for themselves, but are terrified of being discovered. (Via Slacktivist Fred Clark.)
Why Republicans Don’t Want to Acknowledge the Falling Deficit — The steep decline of the deficit is not something Republicans really want to talk about, even though their austerity policies were largely responsible for it. If the public really understood how much the deficit has fallen, it would undermine the party’s excuse for opposing every single spending program, exposing the “cost to future generations” as a hyped-up hoax. Mmm, evidence-based thinking for the win, not.
?otD: Did you sleep the sleep of the just?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (chemo brain)
Hours slept: 10.0 hours (slightly fitful)
Body movement: 30 minutes
Number of FEMA troops on my block unjustly vilifying Ted Nugent: 0
Currently reading: n/a (chemo brain)