Another masterful political move. (Sound of tounge popping from cheek) This move by Teddy Kennedy is totally inexcusable. Brother Jack once intoned… “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in order to assure […]

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Eric Florack on October 16th, 2003

Money lines in the (Reuters) story: The U.S. jobs market is showing signs of improvement and inflation remains low in the economy outside the energy sector, government reports on Thursday said. The number of Americans filing an initial claim for jobless benefits fell last week to the lowest level since early February, the Labor Department […]

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Eric Florack on October 16th, 2003

Annie says, just today: “There is a fundamental difference between taking any drug – legal, illegal, prescription, protected by the 21st Amendment or banned by Michael Bloomberg – for kicks and taking a painkiller for pain. There is a difference morally and a difference legally:.  (Link) Remember back on October the Tenth I said: “There’s […]

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There’s been much said, even in this space, as regards how the position of the left has shifted as regards our actions in Iraq. I’ve devoted megabytes to the topic here, in the weekly BITs and in Usenet. Sullivan provides another example this morning, in the form of liberal apologist Maureen Dowd…. Here’s Maureen Dowd […]

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Eric Florack on October 16th, 2003

Kevin McCullough has isued a partial retraction on his comments on Ed Asner, posted in this spoace a couple days ago. However, a lot of people are taking this with more weight than needs be, I think. There’s still the idea that there were other people who heard the same thing, and reported such in […]

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Eric Florack on October 16th, 2003

…. before we see the Cubbies get this close.

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