Archive for October, 2009

The Delivery Presents: There’s No Lasering in Baseball! (Also: Et tu, Newtie?)

The Delivery Presents: There’s No Lasering in Baseball! (Also: Et tu, Newtie?)

| October 29, 2009 | 1 Reply

The latest episode of the podcast that’s taking America by storm (really!), The Delivery, went up yesterday. As always, you can listen to it on Take That Radio’s website, you can right-click and save it for later listening, or you can procure it from iTunes for the low, low price of “free”. If the graphic […]

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The Delivery Presents: Republican Rifts, Ursula LeGuin, Music, and Melissa!

The Delivery Presents: Republican Rifts, Ursula LeGuin, Music, and Melissa!

| October 21, 2009 | 1 Reply

Episode 8 of The Delivery is in the can and sanitized for your protection. As usual, you can listen to it online, download it, or snag it from iTunes. The show features my first-ever guest, Dr. Melissa Clouther who is not only a prolific and accomplished blogger but also hosts her own podcast called The […]

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The Heart of Totalitarians and Dan Snyder (Also, a Contest with Prizes!)

The Heart of Totalitarians and Dan Snyder (Also, a Contest with Prizes!)

| October 14, 2009 | 6 Replies

Episode 7 of The Delivery is ready to roll and my SuperMegaProducer Mike tells me it’s one of the best yet. Well, who can argue with a SuperMegaProducer? You can download the show or listen to it live here or subscribe to it on iTunes here. My subject matter, in both halves, wandered a bit […]

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Now It’s Time To Say Good Bye (For a While) To All My Company…

Now It’s Time To Say Good Bye (For a While) To All My Company…

| October 11, 2009 | 34 Replies

As most of you know, The Sundries Shack has been around for very nearly 5 1/2 years. In that time, I’ve learned a lot about blogging. Some of what I learned came from talking to other bloggers about how they do what they do. More of it came from reading advice on what makes for […]

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Rule 5 Sunday – A Lovely Smile on a Lovely Woman

Rule 5 Sunday – A Lovely Smile on a Lovely Woman

| October 11, 2009 | 3 Replies

I haven’t played in the fields of Rule 5 blogging for a long while and it’s probably time I tried my hand at it again. My problem is, there are so many truly lovely women to admire that choosing just one is like picking the very best jellybean out of a ten pound bag of […]

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At Least I Find Good Music, Right? (Sorry, Robert, For the Lyrics)

At Least I Find Good Music, Right? (Sorry, Robert, For the Lyrics)

| October 11, 2009 | Reply

Blog sucks and traffic’s low. Don’t matter! Tip jar’s a no-go. Don’t matter! Instapundit won’t link. Don’t matter! Everything I write stinks. Don’t matter! Sitemeter’s sinking fast. Don’t matter! Don’t care how long it lasts. Don’t matter! You got some music and there ain’t nothing wrong with that. Robert Randolph’s jamming hard and there ain’t […]

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The CBO Says Tort Reform Will Save A Ton of Cash, But Who Has the Guts to Take On the Trial Lawyers?

The CBO Says Tort Reform Will Save A Ton of Cash, But Who Has the Guts to Take On the Trial Lawyers?

| October 11, 2009 | 2 Replies

Imagine you are a member of Congress and you have been presented with a fairly small piece of legislation. You get a report from the CBO that the proposal will: reduce the federal deficit by $5.4 billion every year for ten years, increase tax revenues by $1.3 billion every year for ten years, create an […]

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Dancing for Water is Fine, But It Doesn’t Get Water to the Thirsty

Dancing for Water is Fine, But It Doesn’t Get Water to the Thirsty

| October 10, 2009 | Reply

*sigh* Artists around the world, and one in space, joined together Friday in an unprecedented performance to celebrate water. From his perch on the International Space Station, Canadian space tourist Guy Laliberte orchestrated an event of song, dance poetry and acrobatics in 14 cities worldwide. The two-hour show, called “Moving Stars and Earth for Water,” […]

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Foreign Policy by Accolade. Been There, Done That, Have the Dead Americans to Prove It.

Foreign Policy by Accolade. Been There, Done That, Have the Dead Americans to Prove It.

| October 10, 2009 | Reply

I wanted to revisit a quote from a link I used in my last post, because it gives me a chance to rail against the Obama administration’s attempts to dial our foreign policy back to the realpolitik days of Carter and Reagan (yes, even Reagan). Here is the reaction of the State Department to President […]

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Actions Still Drowning Out Words, Everywhere But Here

Actions Still Drowning Out Words, Everywhere But Here

| October 10, 2009 | Reply

And that’s why this award must be shared with everyone who strives for justice and dignity — for the young woman who marches silently in the streets on behalf of her right to be heard even in the face of beatings and bullets; for the leader imprisoned in her own home because she refuses to […]

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