Remember and Honor

Why should anyone want to listen to what I, a civilian to the core, have to say on Memorial Day, when we honor those who have fallen in service of our country? The answer, of course, is that they shouldn’t. But you should listen to those who have served, and to whom this day is […]

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Congressional DADT Action: You keep using the word “repeal”. I do not think it means what you think it means.

So everyone is blaring headlines that say things like Senate panel and House vote to repeal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ . Um, no. What they voted for is to sorta-kinda empower Team Obama to repeal DADT, if and only if he, his SecDef, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs promise Congress, in writing, that […]

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I’m a Blogginghead: Bob Wright video interview with me on Tea Parties

I’ve been a fan of Bloggingheads.tv since it was created; heck, as I just told founder Bob Wright, I happened to have grabbed my Bloggingheads.tv t-shirt (which was given to me personally by sort-of co-founder Mickey Kaus) on the way to the hospital when my sons were born, so the very first pictures of me […]

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Flashback: Bloggers, The Musical

I warned you there might be nostalgia this week. Starting on the lighter side, from May 24, 2002, I give you Bloggers, The Musical: Bloggers: The Musical For no apparent reason, I hearby open nominations for the Bloggers: The Musical. Pick a blogger, find that perfect theme song that just sums ‘em all up, and […]

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Eight Years On: N.Z. Bear and Beyond

From The Truth Laid Bear, May 16, 2002: The news of the day (yesterday, to be precise) is the White House’s  minor little revelation that there was indeed some warning that Al Qaeda planned to hijack American airliners. Somehow this tidbit appears to have slipped everyone’s mind at 1600 Pennsylvania until just yesterday. Tip of […]

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