HOW SALAM PAX BECAME THE BAGHDAD BLOGGER: Wild stuff. Minor mistake re me; doesn't matter. Via InstaPundit. … [Read more...]

TERRI SCHIAVO. Sorry I haven't blogged about this before. Terrible case in Florida.Here's my related piece from the Register, "Awakenings: Coma Patients Can Recover," which spells out the Church's position on providing food and water to people who cannot feed themselves. … [Read more...]

FREE TRADE LINKS: All of these links are absolutely worth your time. They touch on major issues of economic justice and care for the poor. Read 'em! TechCentralStation free-trade linkfest.Cato symposium, featuring both defenders and opponents of globalization, organized by Radley "Agitator" Balko.And a book review from Reason. Among many other interesting nuggets: "In the United States, sugar quotas alone cost consumers $900 million annually. The high price of sugar has cost the United … [Read more...]

You can't catch me where I'm gonna blog You can't catch me where I'll watch This world's too cold, so I'm gonna run I'm moving to the sun...Cranky Professor: Lots of interesting stuff, mostly about technology and/or liberal arts education. Also, his comments on the "X kills! Wait, I mean, a mislabeled drug that isn't Ecstasy at all kills! But X is still really really bad! We'll tell you why as soon as we figure it out..." study. My personal beef against Ecstasy remains what it has always been: … [Read more...]

A voice says, "Cry!" And I said, "What shall I cry?" All flesh is grass, and all its beauty is like the flower of the field. The grass withers, the flower fades, when the breath of the Lord blows upon it; surely the people is grass. The grass withers, the flower fades; but the word of our God will stand for ever. --Isaiah 40:6-8 … [Read more...]

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Cacciaguida writes: "For some reason I am currently unable today to access my blog 'Cacciaguida.' My 'username' appears to have been reassigned to another individual. My last post to that blog was the opera post dated Sept. 1. Until further notice, assume anything added later than Sept. 1 is by an impostor."If Blogger can't resolve the problem, I'll create a new blog to continue Cacciaguida."If you have any advice for him, please email … [Read more...]

FOR THOSE FOLLOWING THE SAGA of my sickness, I'm better now. Upcoming posts (maybe tonight, probably Monday): another bushel of comics reviews, more story, more stuff about formation of sexual identity. On Monday, assuming all goes as planned, I'll also tell you if anything fun happened at the Small Press Expo! … [Read more...]