I leave it to you readers to put names to faces. But here are the names:
Jane "FireDogLake" Hamsher
Howie "Down With Tyranny" Klein
skippy "skippy the bush kangaroo"
John "Crooks and Liars" Amato
RJ "HuffPo, FDL" Eskow
Tom "tbogg" and Mrs. tbogg
Oh, and me.
Others at the meeting of the secret cabal were:
Mark "Same Facts" Kleiman
Kevin "Washington Monthly" Drum
Mickey "Kausfiles" Kaus
Bob "Bob Harris" Harris
Pamela "Democratic Daily" Leavey
and my co-blogger Dave " Dancin' Dave"
and several others who chose not to show their faces.
Seriously, there were around 40 people at our place today, and the discussion was illuminating, conversations were fascinating, food was great (Thanks, Honey!) and sis-in-law Kathy and Pam's cousin Kathy helped in immeasurable ways.
And we still have a few copies of Bob Harris' new book, "Who Hates Whom", which Bob was kind enough to bring. If anyone wants a copy, email me with your info and I'll gladly send it off.
Update: from skippy in comments:
don't forget d-day (& here), hekebolos and thereisnospoon and kaykay from dkos.
And Todd Beeton of MYDD, too. Although he didn't say hi. Hurts my feelings. Sigh.