December 13, 2004

2004 Weblog Awards - Final Tally

The full results are now up.

Major categories:
Best Overall - Powerline

Best New (Est.2004) - Kerry Spot

Best Group Blog - Volokh Conspiracy

Best Humor - Scrappleface

Best Liberal Blog - Matthew Yglesias

Best Conservative Blog - Captain's Quarters

Best Media/Journalist Blog - Best Of The Web

Best Military Blog - Blackfive

Best Essayist - Victor Davis Hansen

Best Canadian Blog - small dead animals

Best UK Blog - Belgravia Dispatch

Best European (Non UK) - Dissident Frogman

Best Middle East /Africa - Iraq The Model

I wish to thank The Academy, the accounting company of Aylward & Associates and most of all my readers! It's a pretty nice birthday present.

Update - Indispensible hints on building a "winning" blog. A must read.

Posted by Kate at December 13, 2004 1:37 PM

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Tracked on December 13, 2004 4:28 PM


Congratulations on your well deserved success, you may very well get this same present for successive and successful birthdays.

Posted by: Reido at December 13, 2004 1:41 PM

Aw, the cream always rises to the top. Congrats.

Posted by: MikeP at December 13, 2004 1:51 PM

Congratulations, Kate. Well done.

Posted by: Charles MacDonald at December 13, 2004 2:25 PM

Congrats, Kate!

I had no doubt you'd win. You certainly had my vote. As far as I'm concerned, you are the voice of Canada!

Keep up the great work!


Posted by: 2Slick at December 13, 2004 2:27 PM

Congrachoolashuns Kate! Well done.

I try and read you every day and always find something interesting and new. Thanks for the great effort you put into your CANADIAN blog.

Posted by: sangfroid at December 13, 2004 3:40 PM

Are you sure you won? I understand there were some dangling chads and you know how litigious the progressives are.

Kudos nonetheless - next step "Honourable Member from Saskatoon/Delisle"?

Posted by: firewalls 'r us at December 13, 2004 4:38 PM

Congratulations Kate and Feliz Cumpleanos!

I hope Mark Steyn can join you on the winners podium next year.

Posted by: Cal at December 13, 2004 4:44 PM

I hear Colby Cosh has a squadron of Cessn'as warming up on the tarmak in Edmonton, ready to fly his lawyers whereever they may be needed....

Posted by: Kate at December 13, 2004 4:47 PM

Right on, Kate! Huge congrats!

Posted by: Janine at December 13, 2004 5:59 PM

Congratulations! Well done.

Posted by: Justzumgai at December 13, 2004 7:24 PM

Congrats and Happy Birthday!

Posted by: Kathy K at December 13, 2004 8:04 PM

Congratulations, again. I am still recovering from my birthday celebrations last night (December 12th) and I am hoping that your bithday celebrations are at least as good as mine.

Posted by: Average Joe at December 13, 2004 9:04 PM

Congatulations Kate. You are wise beyond your years. Maintain that independent spirit. It's a very unusual and needed trait in this country at this time.

Posted by: Terry Gain at December 13, 2004 10:09 PM

rah, rah, rah


Posted by: dredded boink at December 13, 2004 11:31 PM

Congratulations! Well deserved from what I can see!

Posted by: Crystal at December 14, 2004 1:20 AM

Well deserved...This American is happy to be able to support a Canadian "cousin"...Thanks for being a voice of sanity in what otherwise seemed like a deteriorating relationship between our two countries.
HOPE is ALIVE..although the small animals are dead.

Mucho kudos, Cuz!

Posted by: Maggie at December 16, 2004 10:40 AM

Keep this up, Kate, and you may need to change the name to 'large dead animals.' Congratulations.

Posted by: Alan Sullivan at December 16, 2004 2:17 PM

1502 thanks for debt consolidation

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