Eric Florack on February 4th, 2004

HipperCritical wrote something on the 28th that frankly blows me away. “Brain tumors suck, and I have one. I just found out about it back in October. The last few months have been quite the ordeal, but today’s the big day – surgery! I planned to write much more on this topic, but I ran […]

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Eric Florack on February 4th, 2004

The Washington Times is running a story today to warm my heart: Coming-out day …..for conservatives BOULDER, Colo. — A few years ago, Jeff O’Holleran said he began to realize that he was different from the other boys he knew. “I started having certain thoughts,” said Mr. O’Holleran, 19, a student at the University of […]

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Eric Florack on February 4th, 2004

The Columbia Journalism Review takes on the left on the subject of the budget. The left keeps hamming that this a a recod deficit. In raw numbers? True. However, CJR goes on to point out: “As a percentage of the gross domestic product — which many economists consider a better measure than simple dollar amounts […]

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Eric Florack on February 4th, 2004

Democrat & Chronicle: Troubling crossing turns deadly Well, here’s some reality: I’m not only from Rochester, but I’m a railfan, and one of my offices is within sight of the crossing in question. I will tell you what the investigation will show; Weather conditions caused the gates to respond later than usual to the train’s […]

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Eric Florack on February 4th, 2004

The New York Post says: “It’s quite clear what’s going on here: Sharpton is using the campaign to funnel money to himself. The irony is that the campaign is broke – with barely $7,000 in the bank – but the Rev will likely see a payday.” Read the whole article. Where the heck is the […]

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Eric Florack on February 4th, 2004

FOXNews is reporting:: “WASHINGTON A 7-pound block of cyanide salt (search) was discovered by U.S. troops in Baghdad at the end of January, officials confirmed to Fox News.” It gets better: “The potentially lethal compound was located in what was believed to be the safe house of Abu Musab Zarqawi (search), a poisons specialist described […]

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Eric Florack on February 4th, 2004

I had a chance to go over the wires, this morning, and look more closely at the returns. I expect I’ll post further about this later in the day, but as I went over it all this morning over coffee, one point became fairly clear; My original thoughts about Dean winning the nimination were of […]

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Eric Florack on February 4th, 2004

Well, apparently so, anyway. I’ve noticed in the last 24 hours, a huge upswing in the number of hits this site is getting, both the blog and the BitsBits section. Based on the referral records, the biggest amount of upswing apparently people going through search engines, attempting to find out about John Kerry, his military […]

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CBS is calling Clark the winner in Oklahoma. Kerry won big in North Dakota, New Mexico, Delaware, Arizona and Missouri. Edwards in South Carolina. I’ve got to consider this further, but right off the cuff, and in great need of sleep, I’ll say this: Clark’s win in Oklahoma, coupled with Kerry’s coming in a distant […]

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