Archive for January, 2005

In the purple

Monday, January 31st, 2005

I have redesigned this site in honor of the voting in Iraq yesterday.

Wanted Dead or Alive

Saturday, January 29th, 2005

Or dead. Or alive. Or dead or alive. Or –
Best comment, from “Frank”:
Bin Laden is dead or alive?
Bin Laden is Schrodinger’s Cat!
Stupidest comment, from “Wesley McGee”:
You know, I’d hate to ruin another party of blogger triumphalism, but did it occur to you that CNN may have been making a wry joke at the expert’s expense? […]

Democracy in Iraq

Saturday, January 29th, 2005

You’ll want to bookmark this site: Friends of Democracy - Iraq Election News. It’s already after 7 am in Iraq. Voting there starts today.

Remember Afghanistan?

Saturday, January 29th, 2005

It seems that few in the paid media do. One who has is Pamela Constable, writing in the Smithsonian. (Warning: pdf file.)
I especially like this line: “From the terrible ashes of the World Trade Center had risen Afghanistan’s deliverance.”
After having read the whole thing, I have come to two conclusions. The first is: people, when […]

Stone Cold Fury

Saturday, January 29th, 2005

Every time I encounter another Bushlied!/PFUC/Hallibulshit moron, I’m just going to refer him, her, or it to this post. All warbloggers should print this out and hang it on their wall.

Murder in the Shire

Saturday, January 29th, 2005

“OLD FOREST - It was Tuesday. It’s always Tuesday. I was sitting in my office throwing back a hard one when the phone rang. I said hello, and after introductions I recognized the other person’s name immediately. A celebrity, you might say. They wanted the best Ranger for the job. Unfortunately, Aragorn is busy running […]

CaféPress Watch

Saturday, January 29th, 2005

It seems that the folks who run CaféPress have been a little, um, selective, about what images they will allow to be used by people selling products through their stores. (Warning: NSFW.)
(Via Babalu Blog.)

West of the Lefties

Friday, January 28th, 2005

If you want to observe a discussion that displays all the symptoms of what is wrong with the Western Left without having to slog through the muck of sites like Democratic Underground or Oliver Willis’s blog*, check out this comment thread that was started when Glenn Reynolds rashly admitted to liking an author that apparently […]

Sign Sign Everywhere a Sign

Friday, January 28th, 2005

I remember when the common complaint was “all those billboards, cluttering up the scenery.” Well, I wouldn’t mind seeing one of these over the road.

Secretary of State

Friday, January 28th, 2005

Savor.