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@abulsme Updates from 2011-12-24 (UTC)

  • Reading – Gary Johnson Will Run as a Libertarian. Can He Win New Mexico? (Conor Friedersdorf, The Atlantic) #
  • Reading – Dutch Parliament: Downloading Movies and Music Will Stay Legal (Ernesto, TorrentFreak) #
  • Watching – Doctor Who Meets Star Wars Episode I – The Prequel Menace (Combom) #
  • Reading – A Toast to you (The Bloggess) #
  • RT @cpreksta: Portal Christmas tree is incredibly clever! #
  • Reading: So You've Been Indefinitely Detained! Helpful Information From Your Government! (Ruben Bolling, Boing Boing) #
  • Reading – CS Institute claims "bear raid" market manipulation crashed the global economy (Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing) #
  • Reading – The Best Turn-by-Turn Navigation App for iPhone (Adam Dachis, Lifehacker) #
  • Reading – Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich Fail To Make Virginia Ballot (Benjy Sarlin, TPM2012) #
  • Reading – 2011 in Review: The Year Secrecy Jumped the Shark (EFF) #
  • Reading – Re-Thinking The Paul Endorsement (Andrew Sullivan, Daily Beast) #
  • MT “@SenJohnMcCain: I just got up to 663 in #DoodleJump !! Beat that!” GO TEAM MCCAIN! :-) #
  • Reading – 'The Hobbit' movie trailer: what it tells us, what it leaves a mystery (Mark Trumbull, CSM) #
  • Reading – Learning To Hate Christmas (Andrew Sullivan, Daily Beast) #

Trimming the Tree


Fake tree this year for the first time ever. We just didn’t have time to get anything else organized, or to find all the holiday stuff buried in the garage.

My New Car!


It came early! Merry Christmas to me!