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September 3rd, 2010
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Some links
The Netherlands closes 8 prisons because of a prisoner shortage.

The real effects of requiring parental notification for abortion. It includes a bunch of possibilities (like unfindable parents which wouldn't have occurred to me.

Fabulously beautiful playing cards by Vladislav Erko based on Ukrainian folk costumes

History of the home mortgage deduction-- not intended to increase home ownership, an unintended consequence of law written before home loans, is regressive.

Some spectacular tarot cards from a one artist per card project

First link from dcseain and Carol Kennedy.

The rest are from Alas! a Blog

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From:communicator
Date:September 3rd, 2010 05:35 pm (UTC)
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I love 'The Emperor'
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From:asakiyume
Date:September 3rd, 2010 10:33 pm (UTC)
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Those Ukrainian playing cards are beautiful.
From:twistedchick
Date:September 4th, 2010 03:27 am (UTC)
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Tarot decks like that are gorgeous but can be fairly useless for actual readings, which often depend upon similarities, correspondences and the continuation of the language of symbol from one card to another. If a deck does not use the same symbolism throughout the cards, within each suit with some of those symbols showing up also in the Major Arcana, it's a curiosity but nothing more.
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From:nancylebov
Date:September 4th, 2010 06:51 pm (UTC)

Re: Parental Notification link

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I think you'd have to be working in the field to have any idea of the complexities.

Aside from the specifics, I'm left thinking about how hard it would be to write a law of any sort which would be likely to actually get good effects.
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