Anyone who resides in New Hampshire and maintains a weblog is invited,
whether you are a full-time blogger, or a casual blog hobbyist.
I have it on good authority that this guy
guy will be there, and probably a bunch more folks I want to
meet, greet, and kiss their feet. If you meet the criteria, and
you can be in Concord, why not click the link and let the organizers
know you're coming?
As if you didn't know where to go by now, here's Part IV of Thomas Sowell's essays
on frivolous politics. Sample:
It is not necessary to denigrate individuals in order to criticize
their policies. Unfortunately, there are too many voters -- in both
parties -- who act as if choosing whom to vote for is like choosing
sides to cheer or boo at a sports event.
A 14-year-old girl in Manchester
for "racism" and spends over three hours in the slammer.
Her crime was (allegedly) asking to be reassigned from a
classroom discussion group in which most of the members did not speak
That's the Manchester in England, not New Hampshire. Whew! (Via Joanne Jacobs.)
Janet Reno oversaw and is largely responsible for Waco. She sent armed
thugs into the private home of a peaceful family. Janet Reno is
responsible for Richa[r]d Jewel and Wen Ho Lee. This is the Janet Reno who
as a prosecutor in Florida pursued a number of bogus "recovered memory"
cases, and wrongly prosecuted at least one man for child sex abuse, then
refused to admit her error, allowing the man to fester in prison for
more than a decade.
Radley's long memory is triggered Ms. Reno's
"Champion of Justice" award, given, apparently without
irony, by the National Association of
Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Lileks looks at this article in New Scientist
entitled "Imagine Earth without people", which, well, imagines what
earth would be like without people. James, being the charitable sort,
detects a "wistful tone". I, on the other hand, detect the usual
stench of environmentalist misanthropy. (James also quotes a decidedly
from the Fark thread about the article.)
Whoa. An explosion in
a fireworks factory. You've always wanted to know what that would be like,
Now, before you say "cool!":
23 people were
killed, including the cameraman who took the later footage. (I know,
too late, you already said "cool!", you sick, heartless bastard. Me too.)
(Via Galley Slaves,
and also Lileks.)
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