it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken

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this may seem like a kind of crazy question, but...

...did I actually just witness an episode of Torchwood that for long moments didn't suck?

Nah, impossible. I must have just had my mind clouded by the extraordinary hotness that is John Barrowman and Naoko Mori angsting.

It's amazing how much better this show is with 50% less of everybody else.

truepenny tells me that our short story "Ile of Dogges" has been selected for the YBSF. Woot! *g*

Viable Paradise is open to submissions. If you missed it, I'm going to teaching this year. And apparently sharing a suite with Cory Doctorow. Can the world survive?

Tune in in late September!

Liz Williams on the gentle art of self-defense, and when it's contraindicated.

via casacoronaKeith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to the United States Congress, will be sworn in using the Koran.....the Koran that was Thomas Jefferson's personal copy.

One person unlikely to be swayed by the book's illustrious history is [Virgina Re. Virgil] Goode, who released a letter two weeks ago objecting to Ellison's use of the Koran. "I believe that the overwhelming majority of voters in my district would prefer the use of the Bible," the Virginia Republican told Fox News, and then went on to warn about what he regards as the dangers of Muslims immigrating to the United States and Muslims gaining elective office.

Perhaps Representative Goode should become acquainted with a famous passage from United States History:

Amendment I

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

2900 words today, and the proposal is done, except a synopsis if I need to do a synopsis.

If anybody wants me, I'll be inside this bottle of Ravenswood. Thanks!


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