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Politics, free trade, violence - Charlie's Diary: why capital and labor flows -> stupid harsh iron borders. Alt version http://nielsenhayden.com/makinglight/archives/012260.html#408196

Edge 314: missiology, science-based field research, and jihad

Google and Italy — Crooked Timber: on Italy, rule of law, & differing conceptions of what the law should be - read the comments

Schneier on Security: Small Planes and Lone Terrorist Nutcases: disagreement from Schneier!

Bitch Ph.D.: There is no terrorism but Islamic terrorism: just for the title

Majikthise : Of course it was terrorism: "Stack said he hoped that his spectacular act of violence would galvanize others to rebel against the government."

Loving every moment - Sepia Mutiny: yup, my marriage would have been against the law

Ineligible Bachelors: Indian Men Living in U.S. Strike Out - WSJ.com: Yet another market I sidestepped

BBC NEWS | South Asia | Underwear protest at India attack: Argh! Karnataka!

Stacey's Bookstore closing down in S.F.: This physically hurts.

Obsidian Wings: Andy Olmsted: Now that I've watched B5, Olmsted's quotes and pseudonym mean more

Russia: New Russian law ends jury trials for 'crimes against state' - Los Angeles Times: Russia disappoints once more; more of a dictatorship than some places the US has invaded to "spread freedom"

Free the Slaves - Home : Bury The Chains, Part II

pandagon.net: tough discussion re Prop 8

Fafblog! the whole world's only source for Fafblog.: a reminder.

Proposition 8-Same Sex Marriage Ban — Election 2008 Results — Politics — SFGate: have i mentioned expletive Prop 8

Election Results - November 4, 2008 - California Secretary of State: freaking Prop 8

Kevin Drum - Mother Jones Blog: 11 PM Update: My emotions: relief that the election wasn't stolen, sadness/anxiety over Prop 8/Franken/Burner/Tevis, getting my head around "Pres Obama"

Real Live Preacher: audience and voice

http://www.mikedaisey.com/2008/10/opening-day.sht: life and art

States’ Actions to Block Voters Appear Illegal - NYTimes.com: it is hella important, not just to register to vote, but to check whether your registration went through, or has been challenged

Making Light: Could lead to goose-stepping: Close reading of "the words with which once-free people talk themselves into tyranny" -- e.g., "it's only authorities who get the benefit of the doubt"

Return to Manzanar: Tell me this was a crazy dream

The Practical Nomad blog: New travel document requirements for USA citizens: I should ask my jet-setting sister whether this is bozo nuts, real, or both

Immigration officials detaining, deporting American citizens : "The burden of proof is on the individual to show they're legally entitled to be in the United States" WTF via riana

Discworld News PJSM Prints: Curse curse curse, Pratchett has -ing Alzheimer's. At least it's been caught early and they can medicate.

The Daily Californian: Ack! Was it this bad when I went to Cal?

Emptywheel - » Whitehouse Reveals Smoking Gun of White House Claiming Not to Be Bound by Any Law : via waxbanks. RI Senator Sheldon Whitehouse is a hero. Declassified papers reveal more contempt from Bush for law.

Still, Pissed At The National Gallery -- Daddy Types: What kind of terrible docent tells kids that authority figures decide what's art and you just have to deal with it? Gah!

Schneier on Security: Modern-Day Revenge: Time to get my zvengeance on some high school archnemeses!

A tale of two decisions (or, how the FBI gets you to confess) (PsychSound by Steve Bergstein): Just a heads up, in Dec 2001 the FBI threatened torture on an innocent guy and then the government covered it up

I Hate Cilantro - an anti cilantro community: there should totally be another story on the site where a cilantro-hater gets hit on the head by a falling bunch of cilantro

The Joel on Software Discussion Group - Most "cruel and unusual" work duties?: "So I know how many people it takes to change a light bulb around here and it is scary!"


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