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.
There are 8 million blogs worldwide. Approximately. Let's hope there are more readers than bloggers, although bloggers read eachother's stuff. Besides general interest (or non-interest) blogs like this one, there are tons of niche blogs that get scientific or technical information around far better than email could. Here's just one example that I read regularly that focuses on Cognitive Psychology: Click here: Cognitive Daily