Glenn: “I notice, walking around campus, that there are almost always many more women in view than men.” May I gently suggest that the instrument being used for measurement in this particular example might be a bit biased towards producing the aforementioned result? Yes, Glenn has a healthy man’s appreciation for keeping attractive “women in […]
I must say I’ve been surprised and pleased to see the tremendous response we’ve received thus far to the Porkbusters effort. Some, however, are less optimistic. Andrew Sullivan, in skeptic mode, puts it this way: “I’m as eager as the next guy to prevent pork-barrel spending, and I’d definitely support this effort. But the blogosphere […]
I’ve teamed up with Glenn to help motivate the blogosphere to seek out pork spending & urge their Senators & Representatives to cut it to help fund the Katrina Recovery effort. Check out the new Porkbusters page, and Glenn’s announcement post.
Given his history, you’d think they’d be paying him to stop reading the thing. Could become a booming business if he’d broaden his scope, actually. Just think how much he could get paid to not read the NYT, WaPo, etc…
From Culture Kitchen: Earlier this morning the Andrew Rasiej campaign sent out an email asking people to post about the candidate for public advocate on their blogs tagged with “Rasiej”. Then they were asked to run some searches over at Technorati. The results are on the front page : The concept behind this strategy is […]
Many folks in the blogosphere have opposed the idea of having a Congressional “Commission” appointed to investigate the preparation for and response to Katrina, citing (in my opinion, justified) fears that it will turn into a circus like the 9/11 Commission did. So here’s a suggestion: why not attempt to create a blogosphere-driven commission? Bloggers […]
The response of the onlne community to the needs of those affected by Hurricane Katrina has been tremendous. Already, projects are springing up across the web to provide aid in a myriad of ways. And this makes sense: in the immediate term, one of the key challenges Katrina’s aftermath presents is one of information distribution: […]
Folks: The response yesterday was tremendous, far exceeding even my most optimistic hopes. With this momentum established, there seems no reason to stop now. So, in a spur-of-the-moment decision made with Hugh Hewitt when I dropped by his studio yesterday (audio here), we’ve decided to turn Blog Relief Day into Blog Relief Weekend. I will […]