Blog Carnival 14/05/06

14 May

Welcome to the latest edition of the Worldwide Opinions blog carnival. This weeks entries are the usual interesting mix of themes and opinions. Phil’s discussion of the benefits of the metric system is particularly timely because last week UK shops and businesses were given permission to use Imperial weights and measures alongside the metric system which became universal a few years ago.  So, onwards and upwards, pour yourself a cup of tea and enjoy this issue.

Jon Swift presents Raising the Minimum Age for Porn posted at Jon Swift.
Jon says, “Garance Franke-Ruta wants to raise the age of consent for participating in pornography to 21. I have a better idea.”

Doug Ragan presents What Do The Candidates Really Believe? posted at I’m a Pundit Too.

Doug Ragan presents The Politics of Fear and the Fort Dix Six posted at I’m a Pundit Too.

Steve Faber presents Monday Morning Rants posted at Debt Free.

Madeleine Begun Kane presents The Commander Guy Uncensored posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

Madcap presents Global Conservative posted at The Global Conservative.

Phil presents An Argument for the Metric System « Phil for Humanity posted at Phil for Humanity.
Phil says, “Quickly, how many pounds are there in 100 ounces? How many feet are there in a mile? Which is greater: 5.5 pints, 94 fluid ounces, or 3 quarts? How many square yards are there in an acre?”

That concludes this edition. Thank you to everyone who took part.

Want to take part? Submit your post link here.

Read previous carnival editions here.


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