Eric Florack on January 2nd, 2004

U.S. Helicopter Shot Down in Iraq; One Dead: The interesting twist: “Soon after, five men ‘wearing black press jackets with ‘press’ clearly written in English’ fired on U.S. paratroopers guarding the crash site, Kimmitt said.” This story assumes of course that it was in fact not some left-leaning news org, such as CBS, or NPR.

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Instapundit.com:: “THE UNITED STATES SHOULD NOT TRY to play a ‘neutral arbiter’ in the Israeli/Palestinian dispute. We should, in fact, be doing our best to make the Palestinians suffer, because, to put it bluntly, they are our enemies. Just read this post and follow the links to see how they feel about America.”

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Eric Florack on January 2nd, 2004

Abortion doctor gets 34 years for sex abuse of patients: 30,000 abortions over the past 20 years, 22 convictions on sex abuse. Oh, yeah, this guy helped women, huh?

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Eric Florack on January 2nd, 2004

US factories surge in Dec, helped by dollar : “CHICAGO, Jan 2 (Reuters) – U.S. factory activity expanded at the fastest pace for 20 years in December, a survey showed Friday, adding evidence that a manufacturing recovery is under way and benefiting from the lower dollar in the form of higher exports. “

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Eric Florack on January 2nd, 2004

Boortz this morning: “Now .. here’s the part I don’t want you to read.  It’s about a particular type of torture that American officials have discovered was used by Saddam’s goons in Iraq.  It’s all very simple, really.  You get a piece of PVC piping .. say two inches in diameter.  You wedge a piece […]

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Eric Florack on January 2nd, 2004

Thanks to Beck for pointing out this one. Worthwhile. t a c i t u s: Red menace

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Eric Florack on January 2nd, 2004

Glenn Reynolds yesterday noted that: “The BBC recently gave its radio listeners a chance to express their will, but did not want to hear the result. The great unwashed mass, who cough-up the license fees which pay the Beeb’s freight, were asked to suggest a piece of legislation to improve life in Britain, with the […]

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