We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
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Saturday, January 10. 2009
We have been officially notified that Maggie's Farm has probably won the top blog award from the highly-respected ICEIE.
It's quite remarkable and deeply gratifying to us, especially since we think blog awards tend to be bogus and a bunch of baloney, and therefore have nothing to do with them.
But not this one. This one is a keeper. The Grand Pricks. We will treasure it always.
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Definitely deserved...this is a great place to start the day (well I should say afternoon in England)...keep it up.
Doesn't the award blink or flash or swirl or dance or anything? How is it supposed to grab the attention of the casual visitor who is simply looking for a place to hang his short attention span?
Anyway, I'll agree - this website deserves top honors in the "It Doesn't Suck" category. Keep it real! Obama loves you, too!
Oh it's easy for that guy to be funny. Iowa has 50' of topsoil. Let him come down here, to Cormac McCarthy County. See how rich his humor grows then. Out of stone and sand. With a scorpion in his boot and a fridge full of half eaten skunks.
And the Richest Metaphor of the Year award (well, it is only the 10th of Jan.) goes to BL. Don't let all the hot easy women that follow go to your head, they're only interested in your fridge full of half-eaten skunks.
Ah, the hot easy women! They scream & holler and beat on my door from dawn to dusk. Sometimes it gets so annoying i get up and let some of them out.
Buddy, I think one of the reasons the press disliked Pres. Bush so much was because he often went home to Texas for vacation, even in the summertime. The Clintons went to Marthas' Vineyard or the Fingerlakes. Personally, I loved watching the press report "no news today" from a dusty Texas road in the 100+ degree Texas heat. That could also be why the press hate and fear Gov. Palin. Alaska for Christmas would be a NYT or a WaPo journalists' worst nightmare.
haw --you may be right patina --from little stones such walls are built --
"Future American presidents, media leaders decree, must hail from one of the following locales (please see attached PDF for list)."
I am happy for all of you. I don't remember who said it. I think it was Karen. " It is an honor to sit at this table" Hell, I'm happy to sit on the floor at this table, and pick up the nuggets of wisdom that fall on the floor.
Marianne , said it well too. "A year round gift, that keeps giving"
I realize that I'm not as intellectual sound as a lot of you are. You all are so gracious to put up with my juvenile and sophomoric comments, and BD has demonstrated great patience with me.
But I must remind all of you that I am the Chairman of the Board. Which proves one thing. The more I screw up the more I get promoted. : )
BD, I love ya, but you will always be a bigger mama's boy then me.
My sincerest congratulations to you, BD, and your fellow maggiesfarmers. You deserve a grand prix [pricks?] for your measured, wide-ranging world view of life in general and the sad sorry world of politics in particular.
I'm with Meta, though. Where's the naked "tart of the week?" Maybe you could give us a pic of that dish, Hugh Jackman instead? Just once?
Marianne -- who is a jappy booster...
M’sF is Manswers with class... The WSJ with color... The National Geographic with attractive natives... Something Palin would read if she could... Easy enough for the daffy dyslexic... complex enough for the discerning doctor... It cannot be classified. Heck, even the mallards like it.
It is not April and there are no ticks or fleas on my teeth so is this for real? lol
Congrats! Well deserved. I come here every day for all the good stuff.
We've all heard the rumors about how you have been flattering and cajoling for this, even taking all those French lessons. Well, our international "betters" have inadvertently revealed their weakness by such an ostentatious award. We will remember, oh how we will remember.
Congratulations, tempered by the fact that I never heard of the award.
Where do awards come from? Sweden, I assume.
Well, one thing this award proves is that not everyone reads the links. ha ha. My hand is up! But I did read this one. :)
Funny stuff and nice to read the well deserved accolades.
You are the best Probable Winners of any award who's value is of such magnitude that it can be regifted. Polite applause to follow.
With this award and $1,000 dollars you can get a MacMini and 20" screen.
Speaking of which, PayPal has made it easy to transfer funds to my account, write for my email. That way not only will you have a useless award, you'll have wasted money on it.