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On the move!

Agh! You’re still here? My new site and weblog, is now up and running; new posts are building up over there, never to be mirrored here. Go! What are you waiting for? All the stuff worth keeping has been migrated over to the new server, and I don’t anticipate making any more posts here.

Bloggers and webmasters: Update your links! Simply replace with in your blogrolls or bookmarks to point to the new site. Old posts will remain on this server for as long as the people at Blogger/Google allow them to remain; unfortunately, I’m not going to bother to come up with any way of converting permalinks on this blog to their corresponding posts on the new site. Yes, I plead laziness. I also realize the irony of switching away from Blogger just it starts to add features that the demanding blog nerds insist upon.

Thanks for reading and linking, and see you over at!

—Ian King, December 13, 2004

Saturday, October 12, 2002

G.W. Bush Went AWOL?

Some web-site claims that the 43rd President of the United States was AWOL from the National Guard for most of 1972 and part of '73. Might be a crank site. But probably not -- the story has been floating around for a couple of years, and it's not just been pushed by Internat cranks (unless you condifer the Boston Globe and The New Republic to be a bunch of cranks...)

But here's the real question: Do those who are Bush-boosters even give a damn whether he was AWOL? And is it really relevant?
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