Several worth reading

Dizzying Intellect has been added to the TOC blogroll today.

Anyone who has Diamond Age in their top 20 novels list deserves attention. TOC mentioned the novel here. I also recommend this DI post wherein the Vatican’s consistency is noted.

To fit the post title, I offer the following:

CNN goes Pallywood: Strike five
CNN’s use, and defense of, creative Palestinian videographers is thoroughly explored.

Former Clinton Appointee Implies Defamation Lawsuit Against OutsideLansing.
A lawyer, formerly UAW, is testy.

A New Circus Comes to Town
P.J O’Rourke on the failed Obama presidency. Top of his form.

Bench Seats For Illinois Political Theater

NPR. It’s funny. Intentionally.
Hold your nose and read it.

What Did Leon Panetta Know About Rendition And When Did He Know It?

Leon Panetta has some ‘splainin ahead of him regarding Egyptian renditions of “Please Release Me.”


Doing the kind of investigative reporting we should expect from the major media, a financial research and consulting firm … concludes that the claims made by Treasury Department Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke to justify a socialist takeover of the financial industry were demonstrably false.

Only the major media would be surprised by this.

2 thoughts on “Several worth reading”

  1. RE: the 2nd link above (Clinton Appointee….)Libel is defamation in writing or pictures; slander is verbal or gestures. The lawyer, lumpy, seems to have it backwards.-Paladin