Treasured readers, it is with tremendous regret that I announce a suspension of posting here at TOC. The blogging won’t stop, but there’s a formatting problem, introduced by a recent change in the WordPress software, which is making it all but impossible for me to post items here. I haven’t been able to fully gauge how hard the squirrels are running in the background at WordPress to do something about this. But for now, there’s just too much work involved in posting at TOC. I literally have to go through and reformat everything in a post, from italics and bold to hyperlinks and font.
What I hope loyal subscribers will do is visit Liberty Unyielding to see my posts over there. You’ll see the same posts from me, along with posts from a dozen other fine bloggers, including my old Hot Air/Green Room co-conspirators Howard Portnoy, Libby Sternberg, and Jeff Dunetz (“Yid with Lid”), along with Renee Nal of Tavernkeepers, the excellent legal-issues blogger Hans Bader, and social-issue mavens Joe Newby, Myra Adams, and T. Kevin Whiteman. We’ve even added some new voices in the last few weeks. Over at LU, I post occasionally in the “Quick Takes” section, along with the longer blog items you see here at TOC (which will be under “Latest Columns”). I manage the “Around the Web” headlines for LU during the evening hours as well. Come check us out.
(Don’t be daunted by the Disqus comments software at LU, BTW. If you haven’t used it before, it’s quite simple to either log in via a Facebook or other popular social media account. Or, just create a Disqus account for yourself from the LU page.)
I will be keeping TOC with all its content in place for the time being. The popular Iran Page will remain available, and of course my other posts on various topics going back to February 2009. (For fellow writers out there who are still linking to posts from 2011 and before — you know who you are — don’t worry: the posts and the links will remain intact.) If the new software problem gets ironed out, I’ll update you on a potential resumption of posting here. I’m not sure at this point which direction I’ll be going with that. I do have plans to update the Iran page with links to new posts as they occur.
If you’d like to make a seamless hop to the latest TOC (J.E. Dyer) postings at Liberty Unyielding, these links will get you started:
Peace in our time: Navies on the move (1 April)
For those who have been in the Football Follies fan club, rest assured: we’ll have Football Follies over at LU this fall. Or before. When do two-a-days start again?
For now: it’s been, as we say in nautical parlance, “one prolonged blast” to take this journey with all of you. We’ll see where things go in the days ahead. I hope you’ll join us over at LU to continue standing athwart history yelling, “Bring it!”
J.E. Dyer’s articles have appeared at Hot Air, Commentary’s “contentions,” Patheos, The Daily Caller, The Jewish Press, and The Weekly Standard online. She also writes for the new blog Liberty Unyielding.
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