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Saturday, November 08, 2003
League Out Loud (LOL) Saturday: by Pen-Elayne

One of the unspoken "obligations" of being a member of the League of Liberals is the expectation or hope that we'll write about what we like in each other's blogs from time to time. The situation with my work computer and my job in general has precluded me from doing this during the week, but I'm going to try to start a LoL Saturday and see if I can't give you a bit of a round-up each week. So, alphabetically by surname:
  • Barry Bozeman at Rush Limbaughtomy isn't happy that Katherine Harris is considering a Senate run, but I wish he hadn't referred to her as "butt ugly." After all, there's no need to focus on her looks (something done overwhelmingly with women in the public eye over the years) when calling her a "Bush paramour" (i.e., mentioning her personal-is-political connections) does the trick much better.
  • Len Cleavelin at Musings of a Philosophical Scrivener takes a look at the "SUV loophole" in this year's tax incentive for new equipment orders.
  • Natalie Davis at All Facts & Opinions examines the Coalition of the Killing.
  • Jim Elve at Officially Unofficial tests himself using the Political Compass.
  • Jo Fish at Democratic Veteran makes note of a correction to last year's propaganda about how well Austin High School did last year.
  • Barbara O'Brien at The Mahablog does a great job parsing Bush's NED speech from Thursday. I actually don't think the speech is "related to 'Bring It On'" as much as to the Cabal's overreaching purpose since before Bush took office. My favorite line: "Never mind that the Iraq War resembles the Berlin Airlift about as much as Bill O'Reilly resembles Brad Pitt."
  • N. Todd Pritsky at Dohiyi Mir does some Friday Cat Blogging (™ Kevin Drum) too!
  • Maru Soze at WTF Is It Now?? is disgusted (so am I) that Bill Frist yesterday froze the Senate probe of prewar Iraq data because he was pissed about a leaked memo that outlined possible Democratic plans to extend the investigation to include the White House and executive branch. You know, the people who started the war.
  • Patrick Taylor at The Poison Kitchen offers some good tips on increasing traffic from Google.
  • Joe Vecchio at Cup O' Joe wonders about the vagaries of blogger begging.

    And among the first-name-onlys and pseudonymous:
  • Annthrax Coultergeist at Treason Online goes to the movies.
  • Dawn at Clareified extols the virtues of blogs as open public spaces. Although I gotta disagree with her friend about movie theaters, at which I generally prefer audiences to be quiet.
  • Gunther at The Gunther Concept suggests taking action on the anti-abortion movement's harrassment stalling construction of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Austin.
  • Indigo Ocean examines Maui in mythology. I want to know more about what Hina did when he cut off her sacred tresses; sounds like that might make for a much better story.
  • Jeff at Speedkill tries to cheer himself up with good news.
  • Jesse at The Gotham City 13 proposes a new docudrama about FDR.
  • Major Barbara at Arms And The Man takes a look at the corruption problems inherent in the US' "emerging strategic partnership with Vladimir Putin's Russia." Corruption in Russia? I'm shocked-do-you-hear-me-SHOCKED...
  • Manis2Society warns of the continuing war on gays as a political issue in '04 at the Cosmic Iguana, and mentions more White House buck-passing towards the CIA in The Spy Game.
  • Norbizness at Happy Furry Puppy Story Time discovers a Make your own Church Sign Generator.
  • Northstar at the People's Republic of Seabrook muses that perhaps the Iranian Foreign Minister has a point when he observes that the US doesn't exactly have a lot of moral high ground at present.
  • Pompey at The Felonious Elephant reports on CT governor John Rowland's ties to Enron. Wonder if that fuel-cell project was going to be built anywhere near the casinos?
  • Rick at Rick's Cafe Americain seriously poses the question to conservative readers, "What's so great about Dubya, anyway?"
  • Scout at And Then... finds amusement in the latest antics of Young Republicans clubs.
  • Thorswitch at Different Strings puts on his trenchcoat and examines the Matrix, Bush-style.
  • Veralynne at A-Changin' Times checks out the good folks at the Bioweapons and Biodefense Freedom of Information Fund.
  • Estimated Prophet salutes the real Jessica Lynch.
  • As you may expect, Hell for Halliburton is all over the story of Canadian entrepreneur David Hudak and his warheads being used to train UAE soldiers.
  • The 18½ Minute Gap recommends what it terms "a fine, fine article by Michael R. Gordon" about the US sending some of the Army's Old Guard troops (the ones who stand vigil at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery) to Iraq. The Gap also notes that everything we know about lightning may be wrong.
  • T Rex's Guide to Life predicts that Bush is goin' down, goin' down...

    The League is always looking for new members, which may make doing these overviews even more cumbersome but the more the merrier! Check out the site for more info.

    NEW BLOG Project Trinity
    Tuesday, November 04, 2003

    An almost daily wrapup from League of Liberals:

    The Spy Game - the November Threat Revisited

    Cosmic Iguana - The Army Times

    Rush Limbaughtomy - Tax Dodging Limbaugh

    TPRS - Expand your Horizons

    Philosophical Scrivner - Sherlockian?

    Talk is Cheap on Mahablog

    The Reagan Truth - WTF is it NOW?

    The NRO is Pathetic - Dohiyi Mir

    blunted on reality - The End of the World

    Windfall - Hell for Halliburton

    Disconnect? - Happy Furry Puppy Story Time

    Crappy Porn? - Shock and Awe

    All Fact's and Opinions on Left Wing Media?

    Pen-Elayne is Spinnin

    different strings - Bush is a NITHING

    Futurballa has a new gallery

    Indigo is NaNo

    SpeedKill from Bozeman has his own Roundup

    A Byrd in the hand is worth 200 Bushes - Sick of Bush

    Arms and the Man - Sabotage

    Election Day - at Rick's Cafe

    Chomsky Soundbites And Then

    Art Spies? - the Estimated Prophet

    Rebel War - A Changin' Times

    Posted by Joe Vecchio to Cup O' Joe at 11/4/2003 06:36:11 AM

    Monday, November 03, 2003

    (FROM LOL)

    Natalie Davis at ALL FACT'S AND OPINIONS covers Justice for HMO Members.
    Oppose the parade of Right Wing Judges join ARMACT Alerts
    Is Halliburton protected at the expense of injured workers? - see Arms and the Man
    Do we only protect the white troops? asks Blunted on Reality
    Clarified asks "What does a Lawyer look like?"
    Iraq price tag to hit $200 Billion? - The Cosmic Iguana
    Cup O' Joe says they want us LINED UP AND SHOT
    Democratic Veteran covers yet more Republican whining.
    Different Strings finds Wolfowitz Over the Line
    Dohiyi Mir has a Quote from Cheney we all should read and take to heart.
    Futurballa has his own take on Ecosystem fluctuations.
    The Happy Furry Puppy runs down the Conservative Columnists.
    Hell for Halliburton takes on the Mutual Fund Inside Traders
    Indigo Ocean strings it all together
    Mad Kane has the Spinning Song and The Felonious Elephants finds Lincoln spinning in his grave
    That hissing sound is Dennis 'the menace' Miller's ego inflating on TPRS
    Pen-Elayne covers the Strange Case of Stephen Kaye
    The Philosophical Schrivner is all over the E-mail dilemma
    163 Million Dollars for LASSER of Prudential and he could not resist stealing a million on top of that?
    Should we baptise Patriots - see Shock and Awe
    Sick of Bush on the STALKER T-Rex on the Party of Hatemongers The Mahablog on Bush's Down Day The Poison Kitchen offers and invitation to Canada
    The difference between CEO's and CIA agents? check here: The Spy Game
    Nobody should have to go a day without WTF is it NOW!?
    Wednesday, October 29, 2003

    Democratic Veteran

    Rush Limbaughtomy

    The Spy Game

    Cosmic Iguana

    The People's Republic of Seabrook

    Musings of a Philosophical Scrivener

    The Mahablog

    T. Rex's Guide to Life

    WTF is it NOW?

    Dohiyi Mir

    blunted on reality

    Savage Cruel Bigots

    Treason Online

    Hell on Halliburton

    Happy Furry Puppy Story Time!

    Shock and Awe

    All Facts and Opinions

    Pen-Elayne on the Web


    Dubya's Daily Diary

    different strings


    ARMACT Action Alerts

    Cup O' Joe

    Grateful Dread on the Web

    The Poison Kitchen

    Indigo Ocean


    The Felonious Elephant

    Sick of Bush

    PLUS [NEW]

    Ink from the Squid

    Saturday, October 25, 2003
    Worth Reading...

    Halliburton Hell link
    Thursday, October 16, 2003
    Worth Reading:

    TAR PIT: IRAQ? link


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