As of today, Andrew Sullivan’s blog The Daily Dish is ten years old. His assistants/staffers/co-conspirators/whatever they are have solicited contributions from a host of prominent bloggers, inviting them to “Toast or Roast” their boss. Needless to say, I did not … Continue reading
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As some of you may recall, back on February 4th I put up a post which began:
Why mention it again, lo these many months later? Yes, I’m afraid so:
God loves babies, and the women they rode in on. Pure and simple. Too simple, as a matter of fact. Andrew Sullivan included this image earlier today in a post titled “The Cult of Palin”: The core and calculated meme … Continue reading
Over at Scholars & Rogues, Rick Herschlag has spun out a post so good it gave me one of those moments of “damn, I wish I’d written that!” What’s the word for that — writeolization? Pen envy?
I want to keep the health insurance I have—which is no health insurance. I was dropped when I had a heart attack. My insurance company called it a preexisting condition, and they were right. Heart attacks have been around a very long time. The important thing is that I treasure my insurance company’s free market right to maximize profits at all moral and ethical costs. I would willingly die defending that right. And now, finally, I may get that chance.
The arrest of Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has been a slow softball down the middle for the news media. No, scratch that – it’s been more like TWO softballs down the middle. The first was the revelation of his corruption itself; the second and more shocking was how much he sucked at being corrupt. Yet even with this fat pitch lobbed at them, a few conservative commentators have merely fouled it off. [...READ ON...] Continue reading