Read about Beslan here.
I remember a couple of days after September 11 writing in some
column or other that weepy candlelight vigils were a cop-out: the issue
wasn't whether you were sad about the dead people but whether you wanted
to do something about it. Three years on, that's still the difference. We
can all get upset about dead children, but unless you're giving honest
thought to what was responsible for the slaughter your tasteful elegies
are no use. Nor are the hyper-rationalist theories about "asymmetrical
Posted in the afternoon (and, dagnabbit, I'm gonna quit surfing and get to reading, right after this post!) [ /politics ]
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