When it comes to programming jobs, blogs aren't so much about content (with rare exceptions, like Dave Shea) as it is about networking.
There are dozens (hundreds?) of people familiar with Ian Bicking, the programmer and blogger, that wouldn't have even known you existed.
FWIW, I disagree with your politics alll the freaking time. And if I knew someone looking for a Python programmer in Chicago, you're my first referral.