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<li><p><a href="http://aaeblog.com/2010/05/20/bye-bye-for-ip/">Bye-Bye for IP. Roderick, <cite>Austro-Athenian Empire</cite> (2010-05-20)</a>. <q>Another blast from the past, out of the same box: I believe this letter to the Durham-based Independent Weekly was published, in some form at any rate. 3 February 1995 To the Editor: The copyright hassles of Blaise Faint (Independent Weekly 2/1/95) [2010 note: alas, I no longer recall what...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-05-22.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://aaeblog.com/2010/05/22/uncle-grady-still-has-a-gun/">Uncle Grady Still Has a Gun. Roderick, <cite>Austro-Athenian Empire</cite> (2010-05-22)</a>. <q>The following letter appeared in today’s Opelika-Auburn News; it’s a rejoinder to a recent reply to my “Uncle Grady” letter. To the Editor: Carol Robicheaux (May 15) accuses me of hubris, hypocrisy, and naivety for my preference for voluntary modes of social organization over coercive ones – as though personal...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-05-22.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://aaeblog.com/2010/05/22/how-walter-williams-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-the-state/">How Walter Williams Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the State. Roderick, <cite>Austro-Athenian Empire</cite> (2010-05-22)</a>. <q>Walter Williams asks (CHT LRC): There are close to 7 billion people on our planet. I’d like to know how the libertarians answer this question: Does each individual on the planet have a natural or God-given right to live in the U.S.? … I believe most people, even my open-borders...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-05-22.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.phdcomics.com/comics.php?f=1320">05/21/10 PHD comic: 'If only' <cite>PHD Comics</cite> (2010-05-23)</a>. <q>Piled Higher &amp; Deeper by Jorge Cham www.phdcomics.com title: &quot;If only&quot; - originally published 5/21/2010 For the latest news in PHD Comics, CLICK HERE!</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-05-23.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://xkcd.com/743/">Infrastructures. <cite>xkcd.com</cite> (2010-05-20)</a>.  <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-05-23.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=502500630&amp;v=wall&amp;story_fbid=122655867757355">I'm a criminal and so are you. Tennyson McCalla, <cite>Tennyson McCalla&#39;s Facebook Links</cite> (2010-05-21)</a>. <q>I'm a criminal and so are youSource: www.cnn.comWho am I? How do I identify?    [H/T Jo Hastings. This is good stuff.]"Lately, I've been telling people that I'm a criminal. This shocks most people, since I don't 'look like' one. I'm a fairly clean-cut, light-skinned black woman with fancy degrees from Vanderbilt...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-05-23.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://blogofbile.com/2010/05/16/julian-heicklens-2010-05-14-progress-report/">Julian Heicklen’s 2010-05-14 Progress Report. bile, <cite>blog of bile</cite> (2010-05-15)</a>. <q>FIJA DISTRIBUTIONS MAY 10–14, 2010 1. FIJA Demonstration in Trenton, NJ, 5/10/10 Jim Babb, George Donnelly, and I arrived at the U. S. District Courthouse at 402 E. State Street in Trenton, NJ, at 11:40 am on Monday, May 10, 2010. It was a sunny, but chilly and mildly windy...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-05-23.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://blog.iblamethepatriarchy.com/2010/05/16/and-they-moved-to-stars-hollow-and-lived-happily-ever-after/">And they moved to Stars Hollow and lived happily ever after. Jill, <cite>I Blame The Patriarchy</cite> (2010-05-16)</a>. <q>This post would have appeared earlier, but I only just now got the gore and debris cleaned up. I allude to the obstreperal lobe tissue dripping from the bunkhouse rafters. That’s right, I blew another lobe, and no doubt you did, too, when you heard about the insane bill that...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-05-23.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://insteadofablog.wordpress.com/2010/05/23/counter-culture/">Counter Culture. Neverfox, <cite>Anarchoblogs in English</cite> (2010-05-23)</a>. <q>Allison Kilkenny writes: The free market can’t provide solutions to many social problems. As Oliver Willis (sarcastically) put it, “instead of boycotting [the] bus, rosa parks should have been an entrepreneur and started her own bus service. let the market decide.” Therein lies the problem with Libertarian [sic] philosophy. Social...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Monday 2010-05-24.)</em></p></li>

Friday Lazy Linking

<li><a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/boingboing/iBag/~3/e9h-N7QalEM/sfpd-cops-from-imagi.html">SFPD cops from imaginary anti-dance-party squad steal laptops. Cory Doctorow, <cite>Boing Boing</cite> (2009-11-18)</a>. <q>Autumn sez, "DJs at local underground parties have been losing their laptops to police raids - even when they're not DJing. They're being told that they'll lose their laptops - and often their livelihood - for an indefinite period of time, with no information on when or how to get...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2009-11-20.)</em></li>
<li><a href="http://freedominourtime.blogspot.com/2009/11/why-innocent-flee-from-police.html">Why The Innocent Flee From The Police. William N. Grigg, <cite>Pro Libertate</cite> (2009-11-05)</a>. <q>"Why did he run?" This question thrusts itself upon us every time an unarmed or otherwise harmless person is gunned down while fleeing from police.Often that inquiry takes the form that assumes the guilt of the victim: "If he did nothing wrong, why did he run?" It's also common for...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2009-11-20.)</em></li>
<li><a href="http://donttasemeblog.com/2009/11/10-year-old-tasered-by-arkansa.html">10 Year old tasered by Arkansas police. <cite>Don&#39;t Tase Me, Bro!</cite> (2009-11-20)</a>. Officer Dustin Bradshaw, a grown-ass man working for the Ozark government's police force, decided to torture an "unruly" 10 year old with a 50,000-volt electric blast after she kicked him in the groin. Then he handcuffed her and arrested her for "disorderly conduct." The charge is that she "screamed, kicked and resisted" when her mother tried to get her to take a shower before bed. Officer Dustin Bradshaw's boss, Police Chief Jim Noggle, tells the press that he took no disciplinary action at all against Officer Dustin Bradshaw because "He had no other choice" than to torture, handcuff, and arrest her, because "he had to get the child under control." No, he didn't. <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2009-11-20.)</em></li>
<li><a href="http://donttasemeblog.com/2009/11/ri-governor-gay-couples-cant-b.html">RI Governor: Gay Couples can&#39;t be buried together. <cite>Don&#39;t Tase Me, Bro!</cite> (2009-11-20)</a>. Basher statism vs. bereaved families. In which hetero-politics goes beyond the usual meanness into utterly purposeless malice. <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2009-11-20.)</em></li>

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