Top Ten Blogs

BY Herschel Smith
7 years, 12 months ago

Following the counsel of John Hawkins at RWN, I am listing my top ten blogs.  Since my son is a Marine, it will be virtually impossible to unseat SWJ from the number one position (especially the Daily News Links page where you just point and click on the day you want).  I am personally invested in what the USMC does — my son’s life hangs in the balance.  Numbers 2 – 10 are subject to revision at any time.

10] Blogs of War (and companion site, Chronicles of War; friend John Little has been very kind to me, instructive when I started up, and very nice to blogroll my site).

9] Little Green Footballs (The MSM fear LGF for good reason)

8] Counterterrorism Blog (I cannot not read this every day; it tells me where the world is headed before we get there)

7] Polipundit (My friends Knighthawk, Oak Leaf and Ace have been good to me and have given me very kind words and a link from time to time for my better posts)

6] Jihad Watch (Tireless expose of the enemy)

5] Riehl World View (Dan Riehl is one of the world’s great bloggers; simply magnificent, and he has given me a link from time to time, and a post welcoming me to the world of conservative blogging a few months back — oh, and he also blogrolled me)

4] Right Wing News (John Hawkins operates a virtual clearinghouse of good information, and together with on-point analysis that is always correct and conservative, this is a daily read)

3] Strategy Page (Great military information, and as a Milblogger, I would be lost without a daily dose of SP)

2] Michelle Malkin (What can I say; wonderful, although I am still waiting for the first returned e-mail; do you know I am out here, Michelle?)

1] Small Wars Journal (Will stay number one for me; I became familiar with the concept of small wars when I began studying the USMC because of my son; it would be good for others to understand as well)

**** UPDATE ****

Actually, I am taking liberty with my number one blog, since it is only barely a blog, linking to a bunch of stuff, including books, news, manuals, quotes, discussion threads and blogs by others.  I hope that this liberty is okay.  It is a must read every day for me.

  • http://www.smallwarsjournal.com Dave (AKA SWJED)

    Herschel,

    Thanks much and a very big hat tip. Bill and I needed that…

    S/F

    Dave

  • Herschel Smith

    You are very welcome.  It was hard to stop at ten blogs, since there are so many I would like to mention, including Mike at Cop the Truth who is a daily read for me.

    But I could have gone on forever, so I had to restrict myself at some limit.  Ten seemed like a good number.


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