Monthly Archives: January 2005

Iraqi Elections Roundup

Against The Grain has the best roundup of Iraqi Election news I’ve seen today.Reading these stories about the courage and tenacity of the Iraqi people makes me ashamed that I even considered not voting last November.

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What Is It . . .

. . . about being elected to public office that turns otherwise reasonable and intelligent people into utterly moronic clue-tards?To wit, this lead paragraph from an article about the British Parliament’s latest brainstorm: Labour wants to reduce the size of … Continue reading

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I’m A Loner, Dottie, A Rebel

You scored as alternative. You’re partially respected for being an individual in a conformist world yet others take you as a radical. You have no place in society because you choose not to belong there – you’re the luckiest of … Continue reading

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Fred Hotline

I want you to go read The Fred Hotline. It’s written by Charles Randall Harris. The IVth, even. He is without a doubt one of the most remarkable people I’ve ever known, and one of the bestest and oldest friends … Continue reading

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New Bloggage; Worth Your Time

Mr. Kirk Kanzelberger hits the ball out of the park with his very first blog post. I can hardly wait to see what he does for an encore. Do go check it out.

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I used to be a subscriber to Reason Magazine, but haven’t read it in quite some time. I like the fact that it is by no means a mainstream media magazine. It takes a definitely libertarian, somewhat contrarian view of … Continue reading

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They Say A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words . . .

. . . and if that is true, then this photo says everything that needs to be said about the condition of public education in this country: photo courtesty of Mike at

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