Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

Brooks Gregory commenting today on a little noticed trend, which will have some serious implicaitons come 11/04: The Democrats are in such disaray and so financially strapped they can only afford to garner attention by making news. And, as we all know, only bad things make the news, and again as most of us know, […]

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

I know, I know it’s unfashionable to say that, anymore, and decidedly un-PC. Long time readers will understand I’m laughing. For those readers in California, who regard this as Indigenous Peoples Day , I will laugh, in your honor, as I consider the unmittigated successes of Western society, that Columbus and the holiday surrounding him, […]

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

Respectful note is made of the passing of Billy Shoemaker , a hall of fame jockey, at age 72.

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

One would think so, and good for him. First, read my own notes, September 23rd. Then. check this link for his latest, dated October 9th. Glad to have you on board, Cal.

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

An excellent Bit from Brent… The money lines: “Of course voters were upset, but national reporters didn’t dare to tread near what might be causing this troublesome discontent: skyrocketing spending, tripled car taxes, slipping bond ratings, overpaid public-employee unions. Once the movie star entered the race, all the spotlights and all the nit-picking scrutiny was […]

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

I’ve just spent a half hour pawing through some of the archives of this Blog. I know it sounds like I’m patting myself on the back, but I’m truly taken aback by the amount of work I’ve managed to put into it, and my Bits, over the last few months.  I’m pinching myself that Blogger […]

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

Oh, really? Kevin McCullough reports this morning that’s what Ed Asner said recently. It gets better; When asked: “…..if you had the chance to play the biographical story of a historical figure you respected most over your lifetime, who would it be?” “I think Joe Stalin was a guy that was hugely misunderstood,” said Asner. […]

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

Wizbanglog, linked at the right, has noted a ground shift of sorts… DU Losing Steam? From this thread at Democratic Underground… United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ) and Act Now to Stop War & End Racism (ANSWER) are joining forces to call on all those who oppose the war, invasion and occupation of Iraq, to […]

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

An really fine BIT in TOWNHALL today, from Ken Joseph. Money line: “Coming back to family members and telling them of progress in the talks at the United Nations on working some sort of compromise with Iraq I was welcomed not with joy but anger. `No, there is no other way! We want the war! […]

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

Time magazine, of all places is saying a chunk of Saddam’s money showed up in Syria… To the tune of around 3 billion dollars worth. Big shock, huh?

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

DEMOCRAT DEBATE FACT CHECK Democrats Gather In Phoenix To Pander, Mislead And Get The Facts Wrong CLARK ON MILITARY FAMILIES Clark Claims: Clark Claims Military Personnel Do Better Under Democrat Administrations. “I think there’s a fundamental difference between Republicans and Democrats on this issue, because it’s simply true, the Republicans do like weapon systems and […]

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

National Review Online columnist Deroy Murdock reports that may be happening soon. “Greenpeace has devised a system for diverting tax-exempt funds and using them for non-exempt — and oftentimes illegal — purposes,” Hardiman said in unveiling the grievance. “It’s a form of money laundering, plain and simple.” Concurrent with its IRS filing, PIW released a […]

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

Copy of a note to Boortz, this morning: I doubt he’ll even see it. First time I’ve disagreed with you enough to take the time to write. You say, in this morning’s show notes: “What’s the deal here?  You’re celebrating (as you should) Rush’s decision to seek treatment.  If this is such a good option […]

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Eric Florack on October 13th, 2003

Look, say what you will about Pedro Martinez, I’ll likely agree with you. But I have a hard and fast rule in my life… If you come after me in a threatening manner, I don’t care WHO you are, you’re going to be on the ground looking up and wondering what the hell happened. I […]

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