Archive for July, 2005

On free market extremists

July 13th, 2005 – 7:49 pm
Tagged as: Economics

Sam Smith of Undernews has written an excellent new piece about the parallels between evangelical Christian extremists and evangelical free market extremists. While a lot of attention is being paid to evangelical Christian extremism, far less is directed towards an equally dangerous religious sect – the practitioners of evangelical economic extremism. Although the latter faith […]

It really was Rove

July 11th, 2005 – 9:38 pm
Tagged as: Politics

Over the past week, the facts have finally started to come out about the long ignored Valerie Plame fiasco. Back when she was outed as a CIA agent, many people speculated that it was Karl Rove who had leaked the information, in an effort to punish Joseph Wilson for blowing the whole uranium excuse for […]

Self-sustaining jihad

July 10th, 2005 – 9:20 pm
Tagged as: Iraq,Terrorism

When will the war on terror end? According to a new survey of terrorism experts, maybe never. An Associated Press survey of longtime students of international terrorism finds them ever more convinced, in the aftermath of London’s bloody Thursday, that the world has entered a long siege in a new kind of war. They believe […]

Happy Independence Day

July 4th, 2005 – 10:45 pm
Tagged as: Miscellaneous

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. –That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, […]

RSS Feed

July 3rd, 2005 – 5:09 pm
Tagged as: Miscellaneous

When the switch to WordPress changed the address for Wake Up’s RSS feed, I decided it was a good opportunity to switch to using Feedburner. The new feed URL is:

Switching over to WordPress

July 3rd, 2005 – 1:20 pm
Tagged as: Miscellaneous

I’ve just switched Wake Up over from MT to the latest version of WordPress. There’s still plenty to be done, including fixing the feeds, adding links to the sidebar, and overhauling the look of the page, but the initial switch seems to have gone smoothly.