Alarming News: I like Morgan Freeberg. A lot.
Anti-Idiotarian Rottweiler: We were following a trackback and thinking "hmmm... this is a bloody excellent post!", and then we realized that it was just part III of, well, three...Damn. I wish I'd written those.
Anti-Idiotarian Rottweiler: ...I just remembered that I found a new blog a short while ago, House of Eratosthenes, that I really like. I like his common sense approach and his curiosity when it comes to why people believe what they believe rather than just what they believe.
Brutally Honest: Morgan Freeberg is an intriguing guy...[he] asks great questions and answers others with style, flair, reason and wit. On the blogroll he goes. Make him a part of your regular blogospheric reading. I certainly will.
Brutally Honest: Morgan Freeberg is brilliant.
Common Sense Junction: Misha @ Anti-Idiotarian never ceases to amaze me. He keeps finding other good blogs. I went over to A.I. this morning for my daily Misha fix and he had found this guy named Morgan Freeberg in Fair Oaks, California, that has a blog, House of Eratosthenes. Freeberg says its "The Blog That Nobody Reads" but it may now become the blog that everybody reads.
Jaded Haven: Good God, Morgan, you cover a topic from front to back with a screwy thoroughness I find mind boggling. I'm in awe of your thought proccesses, my friend, you're an exceptional talent. You start by throwing in the kitchen sink, tie in someone's syphilitic uncle, bend around a rip tide of brilliance and bring it all home in a neat, diamond dripping package of an exceptionally readable moment of damn fine wordsmithing. I love reading you.
Mein Blogovault: Make "the Blog that No One Reads" one of your daily reads.
Philmon: When Morgan meanders, stick with him - he's got a point and it'll be worth it in the end. He's not a hit-and-run snarky quip kind of guy. The pieces all fall into place like tumblers in a lock and bang! He's opened a cognative door for you.
Rightlinx: Morgan at House of Eratosthenes is one of the best writers out there. I read him nearly every day because he manages to provide an interesting perspective, even though I don't always agree.
Poetic Justice: Cletus! Ah gots a laiv one fer yew...
Maggie Thatcher, appearing on Firing Line with William F. Buckley in 1977.
“We have stopped creating wealth.” An observation that fits these times. This point goes over liberals’ heads, I’ve noticed. They react with indignation and some measure of rancor to the idea that the Obama Stimulus has failed, accuse the critics of being fact-challenge, and start duly reciting their “facts.” Jobs created or saved. It doesn’t seem to register with them that their examples are almost entirely concerned with overhead, with teaching and construction jobs making up the bulk of what they have to discuss here.
To make their ideas look good, I’ve said many times before, it is necessary to make similar things look entirely different, and different things look identical to one another. This is a distinction they are not allowed to recognize nor will they allow anyone else to recognize it: There is creating wealth that did not exist before, and there is creating some kind of resource or conduit that will enable the wealth to be created. The latter counts, but only if the former clocks in. If the road is built but nobody uses it for anything, save to buy some more malt liquor and smokes and tattoos and lottery tickets, the economy isn’t going to be helped much.
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