SPACE.COM is getting excited, apparently.: “PASADENA, California — Evidence that suggests Mars was once a water-rich world is mounting as scientists scrutinize data from the Mars Exploration rover, Opportunity, busily at work in a small crater at Meridiani Planum.  That information may well be leading to a biological bombshell of a finding that the red […]

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Eric Florack on February 29th, 2004

022904141657- Buffalo, NY– This afternoon, I’m in Buffalo with the family, doing a little railfanning. This spot, out along Broadway, is one of the big spots for rail traffic.  It’s also the area of town that the Buffalo area band, The GooGooDolls sing about in “Broadway’s Dark Tonight”. Not exactly a high-rent district anymore, though […]

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Eric Florack on February 27th, 2004

Rich Lowry whose book you will note on the right column on this page, reports that: “The numbers even like George Bush more than Bill Clinton. According to J. Edward Carter’s calculation, during the first three years of the Bush administration compared with the first three years of the Clinton administration, the inflation rate is […]

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Eric Florack on February 27th, 2004

Glenn posts an interesting tidbit about salvation Milosevic’s war crimes trial, from th Boston Herald: THE HAGUE — The prosecution in salvation Milosevic’s war crimes trial moved yesterday to rest its case two days early as the chief prosecutor conceded her team had not produced “the smoking gun” to convict the former Yugoslav president of […]

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Eric Florack on February 27th, 2004

Dean’s World: Our Family Is In A Crisis (Rosemary) The lady could use a hand. Follow the links and do what you can.

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Eric Florack on February 27th, 2004

The Syracuse Post-Standard‘s John Mariani is reporting that “Terry McAuliffe, who rose from Syracuse politics to lead the Democratic National Committee, will quit the chairmanship when his term expires next year. ” See also, Rats, Sinking, Ship, Drowning

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Eric Florack on February 26th, 2004

THE DRUDGE REPORT suggests that there’s more than a touch of lying going on from the Kerry camp of late, as regards Wal-Mart…. Teresa Heinz Kerry blasted WAL-MART last week week — but an investigation reveals she has over $1,000,000 in WAL-MART stock, and purchased a ton of it throughout 2002! “Another thing that drives […]

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Eric Florack on February 26th, 2004

Outside the Beltway today has a link to an Thomas Freidman article I find interesting… and it’s one you’llnot hear the Democrats speak of until they by some work of evil, get themselves elected: “I’ve been in India for only a few days and I am already thinking about reincarnation. In my next life, I […]

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Eric Florack on February 26th, 2004

Some of my notes about Canada’s events last summer, which bear directly on the discussion here: Much discussion on the net and in the media in the last week or so, as regards the ruling of Canada’s Supreme Court regarding homosexual marriage. I wonder sometimes if they really thought this one through. There’s a major […]

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Eric Florack on February 26th, 2004

USELESS TOADY has an article up today taht gives us a gloom and doom “Average gasoline prices in California and Hawaii have topped $2 for a gallon of unleaded regular, and Nevada is close at $1.968, AAA said Wednesday. AAA said regular averaged $1.681 nationwide, up 7.9 cents the last month. That’s 5.6 cents less […]

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Eric Florack on February 26th, 2004

Alan Greenspan spoke the truth yesterday; Socialist Security isn’t. And predictably, the Democrats, looking for some issue,/any issue to run on, went into full cry. What the Democrats won’t tell you is this monster has us 26 Trillion dollars in debt, and that bill rises by the day.  If you mention it, they’ll go into […]

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2004

Interesting discussion over at Drezner’s place. I joined in with a response I’ve been pondering for some time, and thought I’d post here some of my comments in that thread. They’ll appear a little disjointed here, but you’ll get the idea. … A trend seems brewing in this discussion; Blame religion and it’s teachings for […]

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Eric Florack on February 24th, 2004

Sullivan today, is predictably peeing his pants. What an idiot. No, Andrew, the President didn’t declare war, he answered the challanges to our culture from idiots such as yourself, and correctly so. “After more than two centuries of American jurisprudence and millennia of human experience, a few judges and local authorities are presuming to change […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2004

Will far- leftist Ralph Nader take votes away from whoever the Democrats cough up? Probably. Will it be as many votes as last time? I don’t know, but I tend to doubt it. Where it will *really* cost the Democrats is not what voters go directly to Nader, but what swing voters get turned off […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2004

The Idaho Statesman – Always Idaho: ” Sen. John Kerry would appoint a salmon czar who would answer directly to him and his vice president if he’s elected president. But neither he nor his chief opponent for the Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. John Edwards, are willing to support studies of breaching four dams on the […]

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