OK, I imagine you've heard the 'Bush lied' mantra
over and over again -- I know I have. The first
response to that is here.
Of course, even if it isn't still true, as xrlq
claims, it's not necessarily a lie, as -- of all people --
Clinton had to point out.
The funny thing is, it appears that Saddam might have believed that he did have WMD, when in reality, he didn't.
(Just follow the link and the instructions, and you'll see what I mean.)
Or to the extent that he did know that there weren't any weapons, he
felt he had to pretend that he did have them, or at the very least
stand up to the Americans, in order to maintain the "respect" of the
(And that's pronounced "A-rabb", or "eh-rabb", with "eh" the Canadian
Anyway, if you have any questions at all about what the heck we
are doing in Iraq, I suggest you read this essay.
Posted in the afternoon. [ /politics ]
This is awesome. I miss Reno, but I don't miss the RGJ one iota. Click through to the story, and the guy backpedals a bit, saying it was a joke, and if it wasn't, he really meant Laughlin. Only way to make the Renoites happy, bag on Southern Nevada.
Posted in the afternoon. [ /society ]
about a generic blog. What can I say, I'm not a design guy. My
brother says he'll design a template for me if I want...
These are the sites that I read the most:
instapundit (like many, many
OK, OK, so I'm biased. Big deal.
Arts & Letters Daily
The best dang writing on the web, period. (At least it was, when I
set up this blog 4 years ago.)
(especially the Bleat)
Eject! Eject! Eject!
Worse Than Failure
Balkin (when I want to get mad)
Volokh & Co. (I like Phillipe the best) (where did he go, anyway?)
Some Harvard graduate who happens to be totally hilarious.
Other interesting political commentary
(and what happened to him, too?)
Best of the Web
(What the heck happened to him, anyway?)
Viva El Birdos
I used to read all the time, but rarely visit anymore
New York Press
Marvelous ways to waste an afternoon
Travels with Samantha (rated PG-13)
The Institute of
The Fabulous Ruins of
Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics
The Tolkien Sarcasm Page