Eric Florack on December 31st, 2003

USATODAY.com – State budgets gain some wiggle room According to the story, the States aren’t in the financial problems they were just a year ago, and some are even considering spending increases. So much for the oft heard mantra of how President Bush is ‘hurting the states’.

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Eric Florack on December 31st, 2003

A dissenting student hounded for his views “A dissenting student hounded for his views” So where are the leftists who were screaming about limitation of free speech about THIS case, eh? (Heard: Crickets, light breezes, far away freight train)

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Eric Florack on December 31st, 2003

Fitzgerald to head CIA leak probe “The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday appointed Patrick J. Fitzgerald, the U.S. attorney in Chicago, as special prosecutor to lead an investigation into who leaked the name of a CIA operative to a newspaper columnist. “ You’re going to see a lot of smoke on this one fro […]

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Eric Florack on December 31st, 2003

New York Post Online Edition: POL: SKIP TIMES SQUARE “Rep. Christopher Shays (R-Conn.) offered his regrets yesterday, telling The Post that he’d avoid the Times Square crowd because it’s a ‘tempting target’ for terrorists. ‘I wouldn’t go to Times Square. That is my opinion. It is one based on the reality that the government has […]

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Eric Florack on December 30th, 2003

You will recall perhaps a remark I made some days ago, about how I was waiting for someone to blame president Bush for the Iranian Earthquake.  According to The Axis of Weasels someone has, on national radio. (shrug) Every time I try to laugh about this stuff by being totally crazy, the leftists get crazier […]

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Eric Florack on December 30th, 2003

Yahoo! News – Journalist Lambasts French War Coverage: “PARIS – Reporter Alain Hertoghe’s book accused the French press of not being objective in its coverage of the U.S.-led war in Iraq (news – web sites). His newspaper fired him. The book, ‘La Guerre a Outrances’ (The War of Outrages), criticizes the French reporting for continually […]

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Eric Florack on December 30th, 2003

The Constitution in wartime – The Washington Times: Editorials/OP-ED As is usual for Mr. Hentoff, he takes the far out libertarian view, which he claims supports Padilla. And as usual, with libertarians, he’s strong anti-patriot act. But wait just a minute. This is not the tyrrany the left and the libertarians claim it is. As […]

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Eric Florack on December 30th, 2003

The Racist Tapestry of Lord of the Rings ! Yes, that’s right. He claims the movie is racist symbolism, since the heroes are white and the vilins are dark-skinned. I post this dreck only as an example of how far out in left field these idiots are. If you wonder why there’s a culture war […]

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Eric Florack on December 29th, 2003

Yahoo! News – N.H. Judge Nixes Abortion Notification: “CONCORD, N.H. – A federal judge on Monday declared a New Hampshire law that would require parental notice before a minor could get an abortion to be unconstitutional. The ruling came two days before the law was to have taken effect. U.S. District Judge Joseph DiClerico said […]

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Eric Florack on December 29th, 2003

Saudi Police Foil Airliner Attack : “LONDON (Reuters) – Saudi security forces have seized light planes packed with explosives near Riyadh’s King Khalid airport, foiling a plot by suicide pilots to blow up a Western airliner on the runway, a British newspaper said on Sunday. “ Democrats: Let’s hear again about how the Saudis aren’t […]

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What about Dean’s Secrets?: “WASHINGTON (AP) – Democratic presidential contender Howard Dean has demanded release of secret deliberations of Vice President Dick Cheney’s energy task force. But as Vermont governor, Dean had an energy task force that met in secret and angered state lawmakers.” This is NOT going to fly with the voters.

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Eric Florack on December 29th, 2003

Dean Wants Party Leader to Slow Rivals’ Attacks ” ‘If we had strong leadership in the Democratic Party, they would be calling those other candidates and saying, `Hey look, somebody’s going to have to win here,’ ‘ Dr. Dean, the former governor of Vermont, told reporters trailing him as he campaigned through central Iowa. Referring […]

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Few echo Dean’s call to repeal all tax cuts – The Washington Times: “No other proposal by Howard Dean draws more criticism from Republicans and many of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination than his plan to repeal all of President Bush’s tax cuts, including those for the middle class. “ Translation: Even most […]

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FOXNews.com – Top Stories – Rescuers Search for Survivors of Iran Quake The US will undoubtedly help with the relief efforts, here. But I wonder how it will be received.

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Eric Florack on December 27th, 2003

Mad Cow Story “WASHINGTON (AP) – The Holstein infected with mad cow disease in Washington state was imported into the United States from Canada about two years ago, federal investigators tentatively concluded Saturday.” No shock here. It’s about what I expected.

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