One more exam to go. Jill just left to go home for break (she'll be coming to DC for New Years), so I'm all alone.
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Military engineers are pioneering so-called "guilty robots" -- robots with complex ethical programming designed to make them better at following the rules of war than humans.
The Nevada brothel industry is now open to men. It was actually just a technicality that had kept male prostitutes out (they can't get a "cervical exam"), but hey, gender equality!
A great profile in Tablet magazine about Salam Fayyad, Palestinian Prime Minister and the man Shimon Peres calls "the Palestinian Ben-Gurion".
Houston became the largest city in the US to elect an openly-gay mayor.
BRICUP may have invited a racist to speak before them, but don't worry, they were quite eager to justify it through dialogue and explanation.
The bill targeting ACORN grants was ruled an unconstitutional bill of attainder. Adam Serwer reminds us of why it is a bad thing for Congress to appoint itself a quasi-judiciary and make determinations of guilt and innocence in response to popular akrasia.
Obama doesn't have a Jewish problem. Rinse, wash, repeat, until it sinks in.