Cause Of The Week: Support Our Servicemen

The Weblog Action Center’s Cause of the Week is: Kathy Kinsley’s “Support Our Servicemen” Go check it out, and learn the many ways to support U.S. troops overseas. And if you want to help spread the word: link to Kathy’s post (not this one!) and help push it up higher on Blogdex… -NZB

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A Betrayal of Faith

For some reason, a comment left on my ‘Nixon was Unavailable‘ post below by new blogger Diane L continues to bother me: “There’s no nice way to say this. I don’t think GW Bush is totally on our side. I think the Saudis own him and his family. I don’t want this to be so, […]

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Lair’s Hanukkah FAQ

Entertaining and educational: the multitalented Lair Simon has a Hanukkah FAQ for us stupid gentiles. Sample: Why doesn’t Hanukkah start on the same day every year? It does. You’re just using the wrong calendar, asshole.

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Al Qaeda’s Strength

Great quote from Glenn: “In truth, the ‘strength’ of Al Qaeda is like the ‘strength’ of Ted Bundy. It’s not that they’re especially formidable, they’re just willing to do things that other people aren’t…”

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Good Rice, Bad Regulations

Stephen Den Beste points us to a new, super-hardy breed of rice developed by Cornell scientists, and to the European stupidity that will likely prevent it from being used to alleviate starvation.

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The One Commandment of Blogging

Every now and then I’ll post something not because I think I have anything particularly new or insightful to add to the ongoing conversation, but simply because it seems necessary and appropriate to clearly state my own views on the record. Case in point: The flap over the Rittenhouse Review’s delinking-boycott of LGF supporters, and […]

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Congrats to Sasha and Ian

Congratulations to Sasha and Andrew on their engagement! Well, we’ve now had first blogger-to-reader engagement (Spoons), and now the first blogger-to-blogger engagement. You know what has to be next: first literal Blogchild! Get crackin’, folks — and bonus points if you name the kid ‘Pyra’.

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We now return you to…

Well, family holiday fun is done, and much fun it was. But now, back to the Serious Business of blogging. Catching up on what all the non-slacker bloggers have written over the past week, so expect a bunch of linky-linky posts today. And maybe I’ll get around to actually writing something worthwhile of my own […]

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