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February 24, 2005

Quadrinity

Four new hosts have joined the lineup for upcoming Carnivals of Vanity, extending spoken-for hosting dates well into June. Eleven more, and we're booked up through the third anniversary.

Thanks to;

FoH Laurence Simon, publisher of This Blog is Full of Crap, and enemy of all things Rall, who hosted the very first Carnival (#5) to venture forth into the world outside of Hraka, at the now-defunct Amish Tech Support. No, I don't think it was the Carnival that killed it.

Blog Business World, which covers, as one might expect from the title, the synergies generated by blogs and business.

By helping other people reach their goals, a blogger or anyone else will enjoy the personal satisfaction, of having assisted someone else acheive success. Any financial rewards and added reputation, resulting from your generosity, are simply a bonus.

That said, blogging will work wonders for a business person's, or anyone else's reputation as an expert in their area of interest. By sharing knowledge, you are also displaying knowledge.

The Conservative Edge - currently playing gadfly to Congressman Ben Chandler's (D - Kentucky) annoyed horse.

You will notice from the e-mail, that Chandler is no longer claiming that "all seniors" benefits will be cut by 50%. Chandler is now saying that the benefits cut will be for future retiree's, and the benefit drop will be 30%. What Chandler left out, in his gloomy portrayal of the Bush plan, is the returns from the private accounts. Even a modest return from investing in T-bills will give a better return than the projected -1.6% return for children age 10 or younger.

Chandler also forgets to mention that everyone will have the right to forego the private accounts and shoot for that marvelous rate of return mentioned above. I'd also like to find out where the $4.8 trillion dollar transition cost number Chandler uses, came from. Do you think that if I send another e-mail requesting proof, Chandler will come up with new "facts"?

Mr Snitch - Master of the Mister, and publisher of a sorely needed list of reasons on War of The Worlds is more popular than Batman in Bayonne, New Jersey.

NO BAT LANGUAGE: People are wary of yet another round of "batusis", "bat credit cards", "bat shark repellent", et cetera.

GUILTY PLEASURES: You can always draw a crowd by blowing up something in Jersey.

Posted by Bigwig at February 24, 2005 11:46 AM | TrackBack
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