March 31, 2005

Back Shortly

Sorry for the limited blogging. I’m preparing for a big project and will have an announcement shortly. Feel free to guess what it is in the comments!

Posted by Michael J. Totten at March 31, 2005 10:12 PM
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I guess you got approved to go?

Posted by: Yehudit at March 31, 2005 10:36 PM

What is the big project? When will you announce it? Why would you post this crap, we like blogs because the info is here now. I demand information. Damn you Totten.

Posted by: Piggy at March 31, 2005 10:36 PM

Hopefully your own radio talk show ? Or a TV show ? I would love to see a nationally-syndicated talk show host who would make both the Religious Right and the Loony Left angry ! Any chance you might be teaming up with Dennis Miller ? :-)

Posted by: freeguy at March 31, 2005 11:36 PM

Is it legal? I just hope that Michael Totten is not about to be arrested. Blogging from prison can be somewhat difficult.

Posted by: David Thomson at April 1, 2005 12:18 AM

Aynthing, as long as it isn't "Welcome to the Dark Side, my little friends"...

:-)

Posted by: John F. opie at April 1, 2005 12:25 AM

I guess more Friends of Democracy related.

I hope a TV weekly roundup of blogs and news of the ME/ Islamic world.

I am eager for accurate info -- and inciteful thinking.

(I also suspect there will be not an iota of support for anything to do with the Spanish Inquisition)

Posted by: Tom Grey - Liberty Dad at April 1, 2005 01:04 AM

the biggest explosion in southern Afghanistan........................

Posted by: sohrab at April 1, 2005 02:39 AM

1. You're replacing Kofi Annan for the top spot at the U.N.
2. Roger Simon's replacing Annan, and you're helping him move his stuff.
3. You saw her, the bodyguard just off Kaddafi's right shoulder. Your eyes met. Something happened in that moment. You always knew you'd go back for her, the one with the gimlet eye, the beret, and the earpiece...

Posted by: beetlenut at April 1, 2005 03:53 AM

I know! I know! You've finally decided to pursue a career in professional baseball?

Posted by: too many steves at April 1, 2005 05:07 AM

Sex change?

Posted by: Barry at April 1, 2005 06:59 AM

I also suspect there will be not an iota of support for anything to do with the Spanish Inquisition.

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!

Posted by: Shawn at April 1, 2005 07:28 AM

Well, I know you're happily married, so I'm betting the Khadafi bodyguard is out. Probably the gender reassignment too.

But if your travels happen to take you anyplace where there are lots of great-looking women, I hope you'll remember your single friends back in Portland ...

Posted by: Asher Abrams - Dreams Into Lightning at April 1, 2005 07:53 AM

You're going to Lebanon with Jim Hake?!

Hey, call me if you need an aide-de-camp!

Posted by: Patricia at April 1, 2005 08:46 AM

Patricia,

How did you find out? I posted my announcement eleven minutes after you posted your comment.

Posted by: Michael J. Totten at April 1, 2005 09:00 AM

I got the email from SOA today about the trip. Then I saw your excited post and put 2 and 2 together.

Have a great trip and take lots of pictures!

Posted by: Patricia at April 1, 2005 09:15 AM

"But if your travels happen to take you anyplace where there are lots of great-looking women..."

Patricia guessed correctly but Asher wins the psychic prize. After all, he didn't get the email.

Posted by: Caroline at April 1, 2005 09:59 AM

Asher wins the restraint prize. He already knew!

Posted by: Michael J. Totten at April 1, 2005 10:04 AM

Heh.

I didn't want to spill the beans, especially since I thought you might be keeping it quiet for security reasons.

Do have a good (and SAFE) trip.

Posted by: Asher Abrams - Dreams Into Lightning at April 1, 2005 10:51 AM

"But if your travels happen to take you anyplace where there are lots of great-looking women..."

Could we puh-leeze have some pics of Lebanese Protest BOYS for once??

Actually a tarot card reader just told me I'm very intuitive, so maybe the ol' ESP kicked in. Now I'm concentrating on the winning lotto numbers....

Posted by: Patricia at April 1, 2005 11:53 AM

Patricia,

I'll see what I can do, just for you.

Posted by: Michael J. Totten at April 1, 2005 12:02 PM

"Could we puh-leeze have some pics of Lebanese Protest BOYS for once??"

Remember what Brooke Shields almost single-handedly did for the anti-smoking cause in the US? Well I'd say we're in dire need of some images of really cool (well - in my day we said cool - now it's "hot") liberal, women-loving Lebanese guys to redefine the image of ME manhood. It's a propoganda war and you're heading to the front lines. Please do take your mission seriously :-)

Posted by: Caroline at April 1, 2005 01:00 PM

LOL, I'm with you, Caroline! Cool.

Posted by: Patricia at April 1, 2005 07:07 PM
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