PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

Lasers, bird flu, and the Confederate flag

* "Cutting Social Security is the wrong solution to a problem that doesn't exist."
* Parsing the president's budget proposal to reveal his priorities.
* Daily Kos has an amusing guide to the conservative movement.
* What you need to know about the latest bird flu breakout.
* "This will indeed be the first, real world deployment of a directed energy weapon."
* Good reads on the Brad Paisley controversy: Miguel Centellas on why the Confederate flag is offensive. Ta-Nehisi Coates on the problematic assumptions in the song. Eric Weisbard on white southern musical identity.
* Nice! Zen Pencils gives Jack London a superhero twist. Commentary is well worth it, too.

Tags: 2013, defend your thesis, news, science!, two-fisted tales

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