While we await the installation of the new Watcher, rotating Council Members have taken on the job of hosting. Many thanks to this week's host, The Razor.
Strategic Objectives in Afghanistan - The Glittering Eye questions whether Sen. Obama has thought through his declared plans for Afghanistan.
Marin County's Hidden Conservatives - Bookworm Worm meets with the underground - Republicans in ultra-liberal Marin and they share war stories.
Time to Fire Bob Herbert - Cheat Seeking Missiles takes aim at NYT columnist Bob Herbert for his edifice complex. Sometimes a monument is just a monument. Sheesh. For similar views please see Ross Douthat and Pillage Idiot.
Heroes - Done With Mirrors points out that Madonna may not have a full understanding what the word "Hero" means.
What is a Windfall Profit? - Rhymes with Right recognizes that it means a profit made by an undesirable industry. For further consideration see this WaPo editorial and related commentary.
Red Man in a Blue Family
- The Razor writes about visiting his family in the Midwest and negotiates the minefield of politics with them.
Obama Wants Slavery Reparations - Colossus of Rhodey criticizes Sen. Obama's call for reparations for slavery.
Part III: Why Exploit Our Domestic Resources - Wolf Howling makes an thorough economic case why we ought as to why domestic production is the best bet to bring prices down. He doesn't present the options as immediate panaceas, but gives estimates as to how long each option would take at the earliest.
Winning in Afghanistan - Joshuapundit takes a comprehensive look at the remaining challenges in Afghanistan. In particular he suggests a creative solution to the opium problem.
My entry is Hello martyr, hello fatah a look at Palestinian "summer camps" over the years.
My non-council nomination is Elder of Ziyon's The definitive version of Hello martyr, hello fatah. He took my title and made it into lyrics. Later he made it into a devastating video too. BTW, you can vote for the Elder's Hello martyr, Hello Fatah video at Wikio.
Read, Enjoy. Be Informed.Posted by SoccerDad at August 7, 2008 5:10 AM