You Are Lightning Beautiful yet dangerous People will stop and watch you when you appear Even though you’re capable of random violence You are best known for: your power Your dominant state: performing What Type of Weather Are You? This is incorrect in one respect. I do not engage in random violence.
Stephen Harper, the newly-elected Conservative prime minister of Canada, is huffing and puffing about Canada asserting its sovereignity over the arctic waters of the Nortwest Passage. “The United States defends its sovereignty; the Canadian government will defend our sovereignty,” said Harper at the end of a news conference, promising to deploy naval icebreakers into the… Continue reading Oh, Canada! Oh, delicious!
Glenn Reynolds writes: You know, to me Wal-Mart is a lot like George W. Bush. It’s not that I’m that big a fan in the abstract, really, it’s just that the viciousness and stupidity revealed in its enemies tends to make me view it more favorably than I otherwise would. Thank you, Glenn, for expressing… Continue reading Glenn Reynolds puts it perfectly
I haven’t posted for a while because my blogging energy has been going to the debate over at Cato Unbound. I may write an essay about Gramscian damage in the near future, however.
From Confederate Yankee comes the story that an Iraqi journalist named Ali Fadhil claims U.S. soldiers invaded and shot up his home, then hustled him off for questioning before inexplicably returning him unharmed. What’s supposed to make this especially shocking is that he was working for a British newspaper, the Guardian.
From Iowahawk: WICCANS DECRY ‘WAR AGAINST SOLSTICE’ Wiccan Coven Association President Ozrius Ravenclaw announced today that his group would continue a formal economic boycott against several major US retailers “until they cease their relentless and cowardly attack on the Solstice.” Retailers affected by the boycott include Target, WalMart, Dollar General, Mills Fleet Farm, Victoria’s Secret,… Continue reading The War Against Humorlessness
Teresa Nielsen Hayden, a blogger and much-respected figure in the science-fiction community, is staring at the ruin of her life, and she’s enraged about it. And rightly so. As her husband Patrick explains, she’s a narcoleptic, and the FDA has just banned the only drug that keeps her functional.