Eric Florack on January 16th, 2004

CNN is saying: “WASHINGTON (AP) –President Bush bypassed Congress and installed Charles Pickering on the federal appeals court Friday in an election-year slap at Democrats who had blocked the nomination for more than two years.” Well, that, and because it was the right thing to do.

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My Way News: “NEW YORK (AP) – The Dow Jones industrial average reached its highest level since mid-2002 Friday as investors greeted strong earnings from General Electric Co. (GE) and the technology sector. The market’s major indexes were all up for a seventh week in a row. GE’s earnings helped reassure investors skittish following Intel […]

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Eric Florack on January 16th, 2004 is reporting today that: “A recycling company found uranium oxide — a radioactive material also known as yellowcake (search) — in a shipment of scrap steel it believes originally came from Iraq (search), the company said Thursday. Paul de Bruin, spokesman for Rotterdam-based Jewometaal, said that the shipment was passed on last month from […]

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Eric Florack on January 16th, 2004

ROY BLUNT the Majority Whip had a refreshing response to Al Gore’s Enviro-wacko love fest in NYC yesterday. Gore, as you may know, decided to pick the coldest day in 40 years to address the issue of ‘global warming’. WASHINGTON—House Majority Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) today criticized former Vice President Al Gore’s politically-motivated speech on […]

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