I just discovered today that at least some versions of MS Internet Explorer don't like self-terminating script tags...or don't like the way I was trying to use them, anyway. So ever since the last time I updated the template, the blog has looked rather empty to most visitors. (Hey, the page rendered fine in Safari.)
Moral for bloggers, webmasters and other writers of HTML: test your code by viewing it in every browser you can get your hands on!
I think everything's fixed now. You might see a few changes, now that you can see anything at all. For example:
Headlines from the Irregular Times--offbeat, often entertaining, consisently worthwhile progressive commentary--are now found at the bottom of the left-hand column;
A running tabulation of the cost of the Iraq war, courtesy of costofwar.com, is shown at the top of the right-hand column. Click "More details" to see how the dollars translate to schools we could have built, children we could have insured, and other ways we could have used the money that has gone down the drain in Bush's Folly; and
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