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February 24, 2008


Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* San Francisco, sunrise to sundown in hi-def. (Fast connection required.)

* How bad is it? (Link thanks to FvBlowhard.)

* Robert J. Samuelson utters a word that those who lived through the '70s learned to dread.

* Tyler Cowen lists his favorite Spanish literary books.

* JessiJaymes13 doesn't want to be anybody's ... Well, go there and find out. (NSFW)

* Gil Roth flies in over Newfoundland, points his camera out the window, and snaps some spectacular shots of ice and mountains.

* Just in case ...

* A great idea from Robert Nagle: reviews of exercise videos.

* Roger Scruton writes a beauty of a review of Richard Sennett's new book about craftsmanship.

* "White flight" is so yesterday. Thanks to insane immigration policies, today's sociological phenomenon is "black flight."

* Mark Sisson thinks that even unrefined grains should be avoided.

* Tim Hauserman gives the short version of what Gary Taubes has to say in "Good Calories, Bad Calories," and also offers an interview with Taubes himself.

* It looks like it's time for the ladies to pick up a vial of "bottom enhancer."



posted by Michael at February 24, 2008


Cowan is right that Don Quixote doesn't really get going until Book II. And Calderon rocks. Roy Campbell did a great translation of Life is a Dream, for anyone who cares to take a look.

Posted by: Thursday on February 25, 2008 1:57 AM

Each time I encounter someone like David Walker [head of the GAO] laying out the dire economic situation we currently face, I wonder anew where the idea that Republicans are fiscally prudent while Democrats are tax and spend numbnuts ever gained such credence. From the Reagan recession to the Clinton budget surplus to the current Bush recession and deficits that defy imagination it seems logical to conclude that Republican administrations may be wonderful for the the uber-wealthy and corporate profits but at the expense of the nation as a whole, especially the working and lower middle classes. Perhaps it is time to re-examine conventional political wisdom.

Posted by: Chris White on February 25, 2008 11:05 AM

For beautiful aerial photography, I recommend this site:

He has Newfoundland images too; you can filter by state/province in the topbar dropdown menus.

Posted by: Peculiar on February 25, 2008 7:16 PM

Perhaps it is time to re-examine conventional political wisdom.

Ah, thank you Chris! My oft-repeated point exactly.

Posted by: Friedrich von Blowhard on February 26, 2008 9:11 AM

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