For some blogging at its very best head over to the Ministry of Truth for Unity's comprehensive expose of the sinister folk behind the Silver Ring Thing.
As someone in the comments of the first post says, next time someone tells you blogging is irrelevent/self important/whatever other garbage they come up with - show them this.
UPDATE: thanks Andy. I was just about to log in to do a similar recommendation, but I see you've got there first! Both of the articles are first-rate, so I'll echo Andy's call to go and read them. DK