All Hail the Freewayblogger

Pay it forward

Skippy the Bush Kangaroo has awarded this blog an Excellent Rating.


I would like to convey this award on to the following ten blogs, all of whom are entitled to display this image proudly and to nominate ten more blogs they think also deserve it. Sooner or later, everyone might have one!

I’m just pleased to know when someone appreciates this blog, and hope everyone gets a chance to visit these fine blogs, which are in no particular order, and if I know someone already received this award they will not be listed here — these are some of the best of the best in my opinion, nonetheless:

  1. Dashiell
  2. Doug’s Darkworld
  3. State of the Day
  4. Why Now?
  5. Rants from the Rookery
  6. Bad Attitudes
  7. over the cliff, onto the rocks
  8. Mercury Rising
  9. The Mahablog
  10. Changing Places

Every day is blogroll amnesty day at Cannablog

Link to Cannablog, and Cannablog will link to your blog.*

(Blogroll amnesty day and Blogtopia both coined by skippy the bush kangaroo.)

Linked so far today:

*Some restrictions apply. Cannablog reserves the right to delink for any reason or without reason. If Cannablog would delink immediately upon linking, no link may be made. Cannablog may change these terms at any time for any reason or without reason.

Cannablog wins award

Golden Monkeyfist 2007

Thanks to Monkeyfister for awarding this blog a 2007 Golden Monkeyfist — The Golden Bongload Brotherhood (with blonde hash globules). Please also visit these other fine winners:

For the last several days we have been discussing among ourselves the selection of an Au Peer winner. Monkeyfister should be making an announcement shortly if he has not already.

Update: and the winner of the 2007 Au Peer:

d r i f t g l a s s

Happy New Year!

free the jena six

skippy the bush kangaroo wonders why the big box blogs haven’t been covering the jena, louisiana story.

Whereas we think seniors r teh awesome;

Just getting started…

Paul Krugman has a blog! (h/t Maha):

In fact, let me start this blog off with a chart that’s central to how I think about the big picture, the underlying story of what’s really going on in this country. The chart shows the share of the richest 10 percent of the American population in total income – an indicator that closely tracks many other measures of economic inequality – over the past 90 years, as estimated by the economists Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez. I’ve added labels indicating four key periods. These are:


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