Archive for August 12th, 2012

Remember, democracy never lasts long.  It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself.  There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.  –  John Adams

As promised last week, here’s a big collection of links derived from various sources this week.  The first few are all examples of our burgeoning police state, courtesy of Radley Balko; in fact, every link down to the chimpanzee video came to me via his Twitter feed.

3-D map of the universe (each blob of light is a galaxy):

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