Posts from October 13, 2004

On TV

On TV

: As of now, I’m skedded to be on CNBC’s Capitol show at 7 p.m. talking about election rage. Mud media.

Watching Bush’s back

Watching Bush’s back

: Salon is still speculating that Bush the lump on Bush’s back was a wire. But this morning, Howard Stern said it’s a bulletproof vest. Clearly, he knows about them and he said he could see just where the buckles were. But he guesses Bush doesn’t want to admit wearing one.

And we wonder why health-care costs skyrocket

And we wonder why health-care costs skyrocket

: David Isenberg finds this tale of a doctor scalping flu shots in Boca:

One man in the flu shot line Monday at Publix in the Garden Shops at Boca told a tale of trying to pay a doctor to get a flu shot for his mother.

Buzzmaschine

Buzzmaschine

: I wrote a piece for Netzeitung, the German net-only paper, about weblogs and journalism. I wish I’d been able to write it in German, but they translated it for me. Michael Maier, the editor of Netzeitung, asked me to write it after we talked. He understands citizens’ media but other German journalists don’t… yet.

: And it’s so nice to see oneself insulted in another language as a result. A commenter here calls me a bitter, old reactionary. That I can translate.

: Now the Instapundit of Germany, der Schockwellenreiter, calls me a multi-purpose blogging weapon for the conservatives. I replied that I’m voting for Kerry, so that must make me a secret weapon. (If I did my translating correctly, that is.)

: More German links here und hier.

: Not that you should possibly care, since you’ve seen it all here before, but hte English version of the story is tucked behind that “more” link.

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