Hey, it's got "Liberal" and "Geek" in its title, of course I was going to love it
Writing the coda to that last post I discovered this blog: Liberally Geeky. So far I've liked everything I've seen about it. Worth a look. Here's a good serious piece. And here is one that makes serious points about skewed history-written-by-the-winners reporting, as well as motes and beams, while managing to be pretty funny with it.