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June 02, 2005

Several Things

1. The Editors at the Poorman continue to be so funny it makes me angry. As soon as I seize power I will have them crushed like bugs. But in the meantime, don't miss their recent endeavor, "The Cornhole."

2. Dennis Perrin has recently been writing some nicely honed sketches of his family. One is about his son's 9th birthday this week, and another is about seeing a plethora of relatives this Memorial Day.

3. You really should read every article by Bob Parry and his sons Nat and Sam at Consortium News. The only exception is if you are a fireman and have been called away to save a burning orphanage. Under those circumstances you are allowed to only read this, this and this.

4. Doug Ireland has written an interesting, encouraging, in-depth look at the French rejection of the European constitution.

5. I've made some additions to my list of compatriots: David Mark's JABBS, Anna Ghonim's Annalysis, and Shakespeare's Sister. And way overdue is the addition of Jim Henley's Unqualified Offerings and Arthur Silber's The Light of Reason to my list of appreciated adversaries.

Posted at June 2, 2005 10:09 AM | TrackBack

I'd like to add this week's Daily Howlers to this list of must-reads, if only for Bob Somerby's repeated use of the word "fop."

Posted by: Sam Mc at June 2, 2005 09:47 PM

Man, you're right. I'll mention it myself.

Posted by: Jonathan Schwarz at June 3, 2005 09:03 AM