Archive for August, 2005


Sunday, August 14, 2005 10:56 Comments Off

See some very cool shirts.

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A Kindler and Gentler Fascism

Sunday, August 14, 2005 7:30 Comments Off

The new TSA head honcho is considering measures that will make for a nicer kind of bitchstorm the next time you try to board a plane.

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Quote of the Day

Sunday, August 14, 2005 3:07 Comments Off

“Conservatives cannot believe that war, and the martial life that they so often venerate, can possibly be the source of the collectivism and socialism that they so much abhor.” ~~ Bruce Porter — War and the Rise of the State

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How Am I Doing? Call 1-800…..

Sunday, August 14, 2005 2:56 Comments Off

I while back, I pretty much gave up trying to write/publish, trying to finish my book, and trying to keep up my blog and website. I wasn’t fed up with blogging, as some had suspected, but rather, I was overrun with myriad responsibilities, with work at the forefront of the steamroller effect. Having taken another [...]

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Music of Interest

Saturday, August 13, 2005 14:38 Comments Off

The Critter has a good post on Jerry Garcia. The new Johnny Cash set is out: a very nice compilation that is set to tone, not chronological order. This is Ben’s band. James Road. I hope to shoot some photos for the band soon. I am really digging their music, so I wanted to plug [...]

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More Boortz’ing

Saturday, August 13, 2005 14:17 Comments Off

The National Review on Cindy Sheehan as protestor. Cindy Sheehan, the woman whose soldier son was killed in Iraq and who is now camping by a road in Crawford, Texas demanding a meeting with President Bush, on Wednesday thanked a group of antiwar bloggers for supporting her, saying that without the Internet, America would be [...]

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The Phraseology and Symbols of Despotism

Saturday, August 13, 2005 12:21 Comments Off

While researching Raoul Desvernine’s fascinating Democratic Despotism, I came across many sui generis takes on the New Deal era. He likens the New Dealers’ posture toward their detractors as being one of like kind with Stalin, especially in regards to the desire to liquidate the “enemy class.” He examines how, under the cover of democracy, [...]

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Iraq a Success

Saturday, August 13, 2005 6:12 Comments Off

Boortz blaming the Guv not for Iraq, but for producing the thinking that questions the war. The same public schools that churned out “liberal” journalists turned out the warmakers and armchair B-12 Bobs, no? Boortz, silly you. ..the United States has already won the war in Iraq, and we have already established a stable Democracy [...]

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Make Couch, Get Threatened

Saturday, August 13, 2005 5:50 Comments Off

Another bizarre use of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act: Jose Avila recently found himself in just that predicament. Although he has a good job as a software developer, he’s locked into two rents after moving to Arizona, and has no extra cash for an Ikea shopping spree. But instead of scouting street corners for a [...]

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Ladies of Harley

Wednesday, August 10, 2005 21:58 Comments Off

That’s me on the far left, at a leather festival. (Photos taken by a group member.) That’s me in the middle (flame helmet), with 3 layers of clothing, after getting pasted with rain coming back home through Ohio. Here we are, lining up to get into the festival grounds.

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