January 20, 2004

A Friend Makes the Big Time

David Hogberg, an Iowa political blogger who writes Cornfield Commentary, is an old friend of mine. He must have been born conservative. I donít think Iíve once heard a liberal peep from him. But, hey, heís a good guy all the same, and he published his first National Review Online piece yesterday. Itís about (who else?) Howard Dean. Congratulations, David!

Posted by Michael J. Totten at January 20, 2004 09:01 PM

Hi Mike!

Actually, I was about as far left as you can go without quite being a socialist during my undergrad days. In fact, when I first met you back in Iowa, I had only been a full-fledged conservative for about a year.

Posted by: David Hogberg at January 21, 2004 07:43 AM

Ah... another reformed leftist. You know of course, that makes you an evil neo-conservative, right?

Posted by: FH at January 21, 2004 10:46 AM


In some ways yes. But in the Irving Kristol way of accepting big government, definitely not.

Posted by: David Hogberg at January 21, 2004 02:19 PM

You have a pretty nice blog. English is not my native language but it was please to read your site. From Russia with love :)Sincerely yours..

Posted by: Kathy at February 20, 2004 11:59 PM

Government is too big and too important to be left to the politicians.

Posted by: Enriquez Brandon at May 2, 2004 03:54 PM

We are healthy only to the extent that our ideas are humane.

Posted by: Berio Marina at May 3, 2004 03:03 AM

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