Kerry’s Campaign ‘Increasingly Confident’?

Via the Swift Vet’s discussion forum, a brief piece from The American Spectator that alleges the Kerry campaign is confident the media will keep the Swifties quiet: The campaign source said that the book was not considered a “serious” problem for the campaign, because, “the media wouldn’t have the nerve to come at us with […]

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Thought of the Morning

Perhaps the most satisfying element of blogging is the ability to indulge oneself; to expose ones inner emotions, demons, or angels, with full knowledge and confidence that the ice cream is free, damnit, and anybody who doesn’t like the flavor of the day can bloody well go elsewhere.

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Swift Boat Tracker #2

Kerry Swift Boat Meter Day 3 Today’s reading: Holding steady at 2,430. PS: We’re tracking Google News, not just a straight Google search; hence the commenters who noted previously that the number had jumped to 80,000 were looking at a different metric…

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Huh?

Interrogative: What the hell is Will Saletan smoking these days? Update: I get it now! Thanks Rev. Mike…

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Swift Boat Tracker #1

Kerry Swift Boat Meter Day 1 And now, a new, perhaps regular feature here at TTLB: The “kerry swift boat” GoogleNews meter: Today’s reading: 2,400 entries found on GoogleNews when searching for “kerry swift boat”. Stay tuned!

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Alliance blogroll code

Folks: I know some of you have had problems with the alliance blogroll code lately. I’m somewhat stumped as to what the problem is. That code hasn’t changed in ages, and I haven’t updated anything lately. And, on some sites at least, it seems to be working. There is a possibility that the problem is […]

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Ecosystem Cleanup II

Yet more Ecosystem cleanup today. I have completely changed the way the names of weblogs are identified now. Previously, the name was simply whatever was manually typed in when the weblog was registered. Now, the Ecosystem is actually reading the TITLE attribute off the HTML of a weblog’s page, and using that for the name. […]

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Kerry and Color

Kerry is continuing to draw fire for the somewhat, er, pale complexion of his “inner circle”. The latest is a takedown from Colbert King at the Washington Post, who points out that the Kerry campaign is quite literally taking a divide-and-conquer approach to American ethnic groups, but still can’t seem to bring itself to let […]

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Welcome Home, Chief

Please give a big welcome home to Chief Wiggles, and wish his father and family the best. And what better way to do both of those things than to chip in a bit to Operation Give?

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Lair on Liberation

Lair on link whoring: “NZ Bear went from being a highly observant and astute individual blogging to nothing more than an emcee for his link-engines, a mechanic enslaved by the prison of his own design. He broke free from it. I nearly shit myself with glee, but I made it to the bathroom in time.” […]

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Jane on Old Babies

Hey, look, Jane and Mindles haven’t been posting much either, so that makes me feel slightly less inadequate. But Jane has a sage post on adoption that contained a nugget of wisdom that hadn’t occurred to me, and is well worth your time.

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HP’s Disintegration

On a lighter note, there’s something extremely, deeply wrong in the fact that HP is using The Cure’s Pictures of You to sell digital cameras. I’m just sayin’.

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