Memorial Day Weekend

“War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.

– John Stuart Mill

Get out a hankie, raise the flag, hug a soldier and read The Mudville Gazette today.

Oh my goodness!!!! Howard Dean is on Meet the Pre…

Oh my goodness!!!! Howard Dean is on Meet the Press this morning talking out all sides of his mouth. (and Captain Ed is liveblogging it)

UPDATE: Dean gave the “abortions are up” fake statistic that is going around. Here is the truth on that!

I haven’t cruised the net too much this morning, so I don’t have an opionion on a “best blog”. I am, however, putting this article up as blog/article of the day. After listening to Dean, I may actually need to jump ship soon.

Madrid Bombing

I’ve been trying to follow this very interesting story, but it hasn’t been easy and I was about to give up. But Chester has figured it out with a chart and will gave me the basics.