September 19th, 2009


unrelated. I think.

#1: I bit the side of my tongue pretty hard a couple days back, so it was swollen, and thusly keeps rubbing up against my teeth, and thusly staying sore. This is an annoying cycle. If it doesn't start clearing up in a couple days, I may need to go to the doctor and explain my ridiculous predicament* and see what they can do. Until then, I'm talking funny and rinsing with salt water.

#2: Work can stop being busy any day now. The past two days were actually *flippin'* busy, which was unpleasant. Thursday? One of the worst days this year. Today's just merely really busy, so, you know, gift horses and all that.

* - M. has noted that I may in fact have an infection, which would be *fantastic.*


Net neutrality, international law, and fisheries

* Good read: how the current catch of right wing activists are just copying the tactics of the left.
* Why efforts to disarm the Taliban have failed.
* Joe Klein asks, why are we in Helmand?
* "Governments respect international law only when it suits their national interests."
* Irving Kristol, the 'godfather of neoconservatism,' passed away.
* Ting! FCC to introduce net neutrality rule.
* "By the end of this year, the world is projected to reach an unheralded but historic milestone: Half of the fish and shellfish we consume will be raised by humans, rather than caught in the wild."
* Neil Patrick Harris has a posse.