Daily Archives: July 31, 2008

More begging for blog essays

Y’know, I’m starting to enjoy it. Why should your blog essay have to stay in cyberspace? Let it find a new audience in print at The Journal of Bloglandia, Issue 2 (because Issue 1 was so much fun, we had … Continue reading

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Kidding ourselves about high price of debt

“Until recently, spending money you didn’t have was your patriotic duty. Wasn’t it the same George W. Bush who advised Americans to respond to the 9/11 terrorist massacres by heading to the mall? When the going gets tough, everybody laughed, … Continue reading

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Reuters Round-up

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge ruled on Thursday that Congress in its fight with the Bush administration can subpoena current and former top White House aides in its investigation over the firing of U.S. attorneys. “U.S. District Judge John … Continue reading

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Wheeee! Mad Wins!

“LOS ANGELES, CA. — Bob Newhart, winner of three Grammy Awards, a Peabody, an Emmy and the Mark Twain Prize for Humor, and author of his new show-business autobiography, I Shouldn’t Even Be Doing This, making him perhaps the most … Continue reading

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