Blog Watch II
Your guide to who is saying what, where
Saturday, February 23, 2002
Tony AdragnaBrian Linse: She Ain't No Bad Dude - let's all send her email!
Damian Penny: Saudis seek Peace; Cool Runnings gets no play at '02 Olympics; more Slobo googling; Hosers have had it with American arrogance
Moira Breen: Kenniwick Man update not forthcomming
Tim Blair: Bloggers invade media territory. Spokesman Ken Layne delivers terms...
Alex Knapp: Imprecise language of "money is speech" argument, but y'all know what we mean; Libertarians againt Marty Meehan; heretical ideas run in the family
Brian Knapp: Liberty fills her Lungs; don't defuse the situation" - defuse North Korea!; Union blues
Charles Kuffner: Axis of Left Leaning Bloggers enjoys Asylum Street Spankers; when did Muslims become "civilised people" - before or after the election?
Gary Farber: Al Gore has the runs, won't stop til he's blocked; Back and Forth on the Mideast - there, and there, and there...
SPECIAL EXPANDED SATURDAY AM EDITON
Will VehrsWhat’s hot: Daniel Pearl tributes. ***Pick: Charles Johnson on Pearl. Exchange of the Week: Kinsley-Holtsberry. Most Disturbing Event of the Week: Linse siege at Samizdata HQ. Best Weekend Bet: Joanne Jacobs on Fox Weblogs.
Joanne Jacobs: I'll be the weekend fox; Pelosi's Bush movie reviewed by Weekly Standard; Ex-prez undercutting US foreign policy?; containing Islam and whiskey; Pearl's wife speaks the "e" word.
Joshua Micah Marshall: Early line on Cheney-GAO judge for all you scandal handicappers.
Charles Johnson. Painful Pearl details; Terry Andersen speaks; ***tribute to Pearl; trading cash for hostages ... now?!!!?; Robbins' Part V, supplementing Den Beste; Ken Layne picking up the mind control signals.
Jeff Jarvis Amen to Ken Layne on Pearl--he had guts; ridiculous to eliminate VIP lines.
Libertarian Samizdata Tax-cutting Natalija eyes EU liquor; Brian, chairing railway talk; word of the day during Linse stand-off: craic; much revelry expected this weekend.
Steven Den Beste Afghan satellite images now available; hate speech agreement; leftist sees things differently after 9/11; buffer zones no Maginot Line; hoax bids for scooters?; Robbins' series, a few quibbles; give everybody a gold medal; an imaginative idea for the Middle East; wish I'd been wrong on Pearl.
Dawson We miss you.
Kathy Kinsley Apology to Holtsberry, but not agreement; Unofficial, unapproved, unauthorized Blog Watch turns out to be pretty good; taxonomy; Latin for Pearl.
Fritz Schranck Feds follow states on tax credits for conservation.
Kevin Holtsberry Kathy Kinsley's class and patience; post that started dust-up; only porn gets big hit counts [at least Blog Watch read your Frank Meyer post--ed.].
SGT Stryker On leave, gets the word: heading west.
Andrew Olmsted Paying ransom? Repudiate this!; Jacobs' translation; what if Pearl had been a businessman?; Krugman, stick to issues, quit all the Bush-bashing; believing your foreign sources; purity is gone from the games.
Rich Hailey New drill press, new computer; best skater won gold; Terminatrix!; we need the "Jerry" in us for Pearl; ethics essay.
Adil Farooq Recap of Pearl tributes; Muslim News editors show true colors.
Robert Musil Lawyers in Japan; early Enron warning; big media and campaign finance reform.
John McGuinness Pro-choice forces not seeking common ground; "anti-cloning strawman bashing" from Glenn Reynolds; tainted Ohno gold.
Eric Olsen et. al. Ridiculous skating scandal, rooting for Sasha; "Cool Tunes" preview; refresher on 9/11 needed after Pearl's murder.
Gena Lewis/Lee Ann Murawski Gena recommends Monster's Ball and pushing artistic envelope on Southern caricatures; every press biased; Cheney's finger in pie; a dog speaks out; no Michael Stipe blather a blesssing.
It is true that Blog Watch is precious--so precious that it must be rationed.
Tony AdragnaBrian Linse: Off to the Land of Libertarians
Andrew Hofer: Colleges at the crack; O Sole Mao; Beautiful Mind outa equilibrium; Googling Slobo
Damian Penny: Penny scoops Sullivan & Welch; Hosers don't like being called hosers; Salutin salutin' Sandanistas; more Googling Slobo
Dr. Frank: ex-Socialist shares 9/11 memories - must read!
Moira Breen: An Olympic effort at noise making; Children of The State
Tim Blair: A funny preview of Wurtzel's future; U.S, media out of touch with reality; Maryland minors lucky they aren't miners; Chuck Jones dead at 90 - the cartoons won't be the same without him
Duncan Fitzgerald: Thar she blows!; advice for Judge Lamberth; headlines tempt phreaks; drivers don't kill people - cars kill people
Ginger Stampley: If your home is Argentina, don't come without a visa; Richman & Poorman are relatives; why I don't teach at a university; Daily Dose of Enron
Charles Kuffner: Nader at the nader; That's a no brainer - dog, of course!
Jack O'Toole: Moyers meanders ove the line; Read My Lips Part II
Gary Farber: Apple juice for the brain; a punishment for profiteers; want words of wisdom? - Say Anything!; Texas Death Row - no final cig after that last meal; Hobbit humpimg
Friday, February 22, 2002
AM Edition - by Will VehrsWhat’s hot: Tim Blair, the incomparable founder of Blog Watch, will be today's foxnews.com Weblog columnist.
Joanne Jacobs: Happy Birthday, Allison; sorry, women of Afghanistan, no money from us, but read our ad in the NYT; Bush's plan works, educators don't like it; blog growth like "The Blob."
Joshua Micah Marshall Reed-Rove-Bush-Enron-Astroturf connection, an easy to follow scandal; "Pacific Whim," a must read in The New Republic.
Charles Johnson. Gold for LGF links, Instapundit protests; Benny Morris recants; Friedman-Saudi deal has historical amnesia; Daniel Pearl; Monster Joe Pass; "general intellectual calamity in the Islamic world"; Rand Simberg and Moira Breen, foxy bloggers; scorpion and frog parable; a suggestion for where Henry Seigman might move; Robbins' Part IV; MEMRI, not ready for primetime; Saudi "humanitarian" agency in Bosnia up to no good.
Libertarian Samizdata Pinko Linse barricaded in Samizdata HQ; amazing mouthwash.
Steven Den Beste Loonie Ninth Circuit; college tuition rising 2x inflation rate; lethality mechanisms correction; the barrier that defends us all; Microsoft, Sun, and Java.
Jeff Jarvis ISP attacked, blog withdrawal unbearable. He's back today.
Kathy Kinsley "Humans are not animals" breaks paradigm, leads to meta-context search.
Kevin Holtsberry Biblical interpretation; "fiscal conservative" sham.
Fritz Schranck Bizarre email.
Andrew Olmsted Don't impeach Swift, vote against her; unfinished business: hunt down Pearl's killers; Federal budget validates Nader; leave cloning to scientists; site attacked, back-up announced.
Gentlemen do not read each other's Blog Watch.
Thursday, February 21, 2002
AM Edition - by Will VehrsWhat’s hot: Cyanide, meta-context, vouchers.
Joanne Jacobs: Half a million blogs?; hackery on Vermont teens; Dahlia predicts 5-4 squeaker on vouchers;bilingual gains; faux Indians fail; mentioning theology in war; Susie Suburban's strategy; "Jobs for Dads" dream, Kaus facts.
Joshua Micah Marshall Big project has hampered posting, arrives tomorrow; Clinton documents get expedited, Bush's take slow boat.
Charles Johnson. Cyanide story revised; Israel's suicide apparent goal of Euroweenies and UN.
Libertarian Samizdata Home defender on wrong side of law; John Glenn's famous day; the meta-context for statists; Will Wilkinson returns.
Steven Den Beste Prisoner's Dilemma for Game Theory Week; potassium ferracyanide, not cyanide--stupid terrorists; finally, FTC nails cell phone fraud; UNESCO don't know "network effect"; Gitmo Brits and Aussie file suit.
Dawson He gave it up for love.
Kathy Kinsley Ignoring the Olympics, but cheering the Aussies; taxing illegal businesses in the UK; dot.com or dot.mil?
Kevin Holtsberry A Clockwork Blog Watch; Disagreeing with Louder Fenn on evolutionism; essay on Frank Meyer--the conservative/libertarian blend; Club for Growth plugged shamelessly; loving Perry's meta-context; conservative sex spin continues, by popular demand; full disclosure: connected to vouchers.
Fritz Schranck Straight talk on web hosting.
Andrew Olmsted Take no malfeasance money by Ben Stein; evocative Amtrak plea; Schlesinger on ABM silence; shame of low grades a motivator; Bush's lack of principle; voucher case outlook.
You shall not press down upon the brow of Blog Watch I this crown of thorns. You shall not crucify Blog Watch III upon a cross of gold.
Wednesday, February 20, 2002
AM Edition - by Will VehrsWhat’s hot: Lewis and Clark; various pundits, blogspot collapse.
Joanne Jacobs: Bottom of sled too political; waiting on a check; GI Joe College.
Joshua Micah Marshall Snare obsession continues.
Charles Johnson. Arafat's ghost writer; blogspot apocolypse; Ken Layne directs traffic; butt-covering mode for coming investigation; Fatah bragging; methodical al Qaeda; Layne appears, links; seriously smart sanctions; lax security at biodefense lab; abandon blogspot!
Libertarian Samizdata On Wilkinson; on "cranky yanqui"; on space travel; on Sandra, #100,000; on bug-eyed rage; on blogging--corporate blogging solutions?; on Metric Martyrs.
Steven Den Beste Disinterested judges needed; game theory's "tit for tat"; SOS for Linux help; Update: conspiracy theory destroyed by ugly fact.
Robert Musil Man without qualities explained; Clinton explains; Dilbert explains.
Jeff Jarvis I'm a muse; Muslims join Jarvis; slap a pacifist.
Kathy Kinsley Uber virus; Ten Baht experiments in Kathy's lab.
Kevin Holtsberry Hokiepundit; hilarious, offensive Derbyshire; Vodka Pundit's lovely fiancee, no threat to Mrs. Holtsberry's self-esteem; Daze Reader, hot links for this anti-porn crusader; youth should not be served; kind words for memory like a steel trap Punditwatch.
Fritz Schranck Homework flashback; blasting Berke and I'm not alone; curling update.
Andrew Olmsted Applebaum on Powell; deaths tied to CAFE standards; nitwits harass war protestors; diggin up an old explorer; stat trap.
SGT Stryker Takes leave--back next week.
Tar-baby ain't sayin' nuthin', en Blog Watch, he lay low.
Tuesday, February 19, 2002
AM Edition - by Will VehrsWhat’s hot: foxnews.com. ***Pick: Fritz Schranck, Security Law.
Joanne Jacobs: "Tongue-tied" on foxnews.com; a European defender of the war; pressure to be pressured; compassion and comfort.
Joshua Micah Marshall Follow-up: Snare's letter; muck to fuel reform.
Charles Johnson. Overthrowing Saddam in 5 parts; MS patch doesn't work; Punditwatch on foxnews.com kudo'd [thanks! --ed]; Ira Stoll fact checks smoke blown up Friedman's ass by Saudi; AK-47 training after prayers at London mosque; Musharraf saying all the right things; sue the Saudis.
Jeff Jarvis Accommodating Instapundit tourists; fear of flying cancels Disney World trip.
Libertarian Samizdata Staggering implications; freedom causes problems?; 100,000 barrier in sight, need a screen print; sports and porn, the parallels; coming to terms with Rubush.
Steven Den Beste Quid pro quo, fait accompli?; Europe's recommendations? No, thanks; Nav 4 problems; troubled by "terrorists" and "terrorism" words; responding to readers.
Robert Musil Business world, a bunch of crooks?; "simple mistake"--who leaked?; reflections on President's Day, MLK Day.
Kathy Kinsley Move your blogs; woman of abundance demands beefcake--the bigger the guns, the better.
Kevin Holtsberry Ten Commandments parody; Holtsberry on sex, again; Nordlinger's comparison.
Fritz Schranck ***The four pillars of security law and how they work.
Andrew Olmsted Dodge's overblown ire; empty threat if fam bill isn't vetoed; Rauch on Krugman; was Bin Laden right?
SGT Stryker Refrigerated beverages call Sarge; is religion dead?; Sarge notices new guy at foxnews.com [thanks! --ed]; the Jesus v. Pope methods of exorcism.
Sic Semper Tyrannis! Blog Watch is avenged! (Thus always to this Blogwatch, too ...)
Monday, February 18, 2002
Tony AdragnaDamian Penny: Sue the Sauds; Canadians haven't won hockey gold in 50 years - buncha hosers; Student protests in Korea - big news?
Duncan Fitzgerald: Pop at the movies ain't as good as at the concerts
protein wisdom: Casting out demons in Europe; Undergrads sans undergarments
Charles Kuffner: A drag show on the Midnight Train to Georgia
Jack O'Toole: "Enron Effect" on presidential election cycle; Welcome to the blogspot
Oh the Earth was made for bloggers
Will VehrsWhat’s hot: Matt Welch, Bra Wars.
Joanne Jacobs: Blogger burqa for bloggerinas; schools know change, don't know improve; "gnot going to gwin."
Joshua Micah Marshall: Condit's campaign dollars at work.
Charles Johnson. Welch's even-handed search for truth; Fatwah on Blogspot may be issued; camel love; rebellious Saudis buy roses and teddy bears; read Dave Barry; Monty Pythonesque Carr; doubting Crown Prince Abdullah.
Jeff Jarvis Father Mychal's simple prayer; stories, with nerves still raw.
Libertarian Samizdata Rubush replies, missed Life of Brian; Catriona LeMay, libertarian pin-up [isn't Natalija enough?--ed]; Chaos Girl credits Blog Watch II for Bra Wars; Blogger Bash deadline looms; B-17s grounded; Natalija's faith restored by Matt Welch, four stars.
Steven Den Beste Quintessential American sport: drag racing; throw this suit out.
Dawson Gone, but not forgotten. We know you are following destiny.
Kathy Kinsley Kolkata Libertarian's great essay; Matt Welch's great read; sick puppy greed; scooping major networks.
Kevin Holtsberry Disagreeing with Tony Adragna re: condoms; Joe Sobran, anti-Semitic crank; Byron's take; I'm not too Kirkian; why I'm not a libertarian; Blog Watch III returns at last.
SGT Stryker Mayberry justice; flying bombs; lasers; big mail bag.
Robert Musil Enron case, thin evidence makes for tough legal fight; "follow the money" a joke on voters; French expats.
Persons attempting to find a motive in this Blog Watch will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot.
Sunday, February 17, 2002
Tony AdragnaBrian Linse: How ugly can we get?
Damian Penny: Mousy dung droppings in Nepal; American invasion has begun - Homer takes Toronto; Canadian Cultural Protectionism - oh wait, it's really about money...
Dr. Frank: Taking apart the tri-partite - Bush wasn't bodging; Guardian vigil
Moira Breen: I want apologies from alota people
Tim Blair: Mail on Margo; Oh No at the Olympics; Patten pontifficates
Duncan Fitzgerald: If you've got "records", then the Dido Demographic ain't you
Alex Knapp: Opacity - it's all those government regs; Counter Ituiting Accountability
protein wisdom: [Im]moderate Moyers; Farrakhan's Fallacy
Ginger Stampley: Enron Encore; Lawn Nazi's using legal technicalities to take private property
Charles Kuffner: I thought that was his sporran; Traditions and Tensions at Agricultural and Mechanical
If old man Wagner was bloggin' I'd a been in charge of New York now! That man was prince, he was a masterful man. But that boy of his, that Howard, he don't blog. When I went north the first time, the Wagner Company didn't know where New England was!
Will VehrsWho's hot: Natalija, mysterious Hungarian boy. Who's not: Natalija's significant other. ****Pick: Natalija's tattoo. ***Pick: David Carr on technology.
Joanne Jacobs: Carr's great rant; dumb crook asks for DNA tst; complications on bi-lingual education; report from Oxford.
Joshua Micah Marshall: Gephardt and hopeless liberal suckers; White whitewash.
Charles Johnson. Fisk's screed and scare quotes; terror as obscene joy; Steyn's parody; sick pizzeria bombing; Farnsworth's PBS report; Egyptian hate machine.
Jeff Jarvis Independent analysts the answer; Bush can't veto campaign finance reform; no connections between riots; finalizing plans.
Libertarian Samizdata Flying bombs; play date; Blue Button; ***what has technology ever done for us?; screed against skating; party report, ****party pic; Oscar nominations rob "Memento," if I remember right.
Steven Den Beste Tired of European smugness and condescension; the Guardian again; second class Europe; silly source code request; more on war; delicious words [I like "trenchant"--ed].
John McGuiness Mentions Blog Watch, gets points.
Kathy Kinsley Bellicose woman's war strategy in Iraq; Bush in danger of losing this opinion leader's respect; I link, you decide.
Fritz Schranck Short track skating=NASCAR.
Kevin Holtsberry Blog Watch promises, promises [it's a jungle--ed]; sees "Mulholland Drive." [my favorite movie of 2001--ed]
SGT Stryker Old joke; political predictions; earth pic; Rantburg wins; bosom of blogdom; Australian killed by land mine.
Robert Musil What $50K will--and won't--do.
It's her party and I'll Blog Watch if I want to
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You'd Blog Watch Too
For a look at that tattoo ....