Weekend Edition: 5-4

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Blog Headline of the Week

Blog Line of the Week

  • “Well, back in OUR day … when we wrote uphill in the snow on a tight deadline in a smoke-filled room filled with booze-soaked reporters, as the AP wire chattered away, well that, yup, that was journalism.”

Mea Culpa (Maybe)?

  • A man convicted of murder in a Texas courthouse shooting shouts to the court that “the bitch” (his daughter) is “the one that should be dead.”

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

You measure democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.

Abbie Hoffman, Tikkun magazine, July-August 1989

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