Eric Florack on February 11th, 2004

Billy Beck has lost a friend.  I wondered why blogging on his site was down to a crawl. Now, I know. Billy can often be touching in his writing, as in this case. “And for the eight months of his life after Dad died, Rico always waited for him to come home again. It was […]

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2004

The AP is revealing yet another flip-flop from the master himself… Kerry.: “WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential hopeful John Kerry (news – web sites), who opposes gay marriage and hints he might support a limited ban, just two years ago signed a letter with other congressional colleagues urging the Massachusetts legislature to drop a constitutional amendment […]

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2004

According to a press rel4ease put out by the NAACP,, there were some voter irregularities in last weeks Mich Primary. ” ‘People have serious concerns about the way things did or didn’t work out during the last caucus vote,’ said Reverend Wendell Anthony, Detroit NAACP Branch President. ‘As far as I know, every vote still […]

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2004

Dr. Bob Arnot’s Parting Shot ” In his letter to Mr. Shapiro, he wondered why the network wasn’t reporting stories of progress in Iraq, a frequently heard complaint of the Bush administration. “As you know, I have regularly pitched most of these stories contained in the note to Nightly, Today and directly to you,” he […]

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President Announces New Measures to Counter the Threat of WMD: Nuff said.

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2004

The Washington Times OP-ED section today is running a letter from COL. WILLIAM CAMPENNI (retired) who says in part: ” George Bush and I were lieutenants and pilots in the 111th Fighter Interceptor Squadron (FIS), Texas Air National Guard (ANG) from 1970 to 1971. We had the same flight and squadron commanders (Maj. William Harris […]

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2004

Military.com: ” U.S. Military May Run Out Of Money United Press International February 11, 2004 “WASHINGTON – The military will have no money to pay for the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for three months beginning Oct. 1 because the White House is declining to ask Congress for funding until December or January, well […]

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The Harvard Crimson Online News: Article Dated Wednesday, February 18, 1970 “Kerry said that the United Nations should have control over most of our foreign military operations. ‘I’m an internationalist. I’d like to see our troops dispersed through the world only at the directive of the United Nations.’” Please, someone…. Demonstrate to me that this […]

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2004

Thomas Sowell makes an excellent point today: “Among the things that we know now is that you get cooperation in the Middle East after you have demonstrated your willingness to use force. Would Libya have revealed and dismantled its weapons of mass destruction if the Qaddafi regime had not seen what happened in Iraq? Would […]

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2004

Aldaynet: Hanoi John: “MSNBC ‘Hardball’ host and longtime Democrat Chris Matthews said Tuesday that a photo showing Democratic presidential front-runner John Kerry protesting the Vietnam war with ‘Hanoi’ Jane Fonda is a real problem for his party’s top candidate. While offering sharp criticism of President Bush for not serving in Vietnam, Matthews told radio host […]

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2004

NewsMax says: “The North Vietnamese general in charge of the military campaign that finally drove the U.S. out of South Vietnam in 1975 credited a group led by Democratic presidential front-runner John Kerry with helping him achieve victory. In his 1985 memoir about the war, Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap wrote that if it weren’t for […]

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2004

Everything I Know Is Wrong. is an encouraging site. Here’s a reformed Democrat who sees clearly what’s what: “After Clinton had been in office just a short time I realized what a mistake I had made voting for him. He was such an obvious sleazball. The way Democrats rallied around him was worse than the […]

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2004

Right Wing News has BitsBlog listed as Blog of the Day today. Well, *I’m* stoked. Thanks, John…. Update: I’ve added RWN to the ‘what others are saying’ list.  One of these days I’ll remember to add links to the authors. I’m trying to figure out how to do that without screwing up the ranking bots. […]

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2004

Clark has booked the Peabody Hotel in Little Rock at the last minute, for 3pm today. Guess why.

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Eric Florack on February 11th, 2004

I noted Dick Morris on Hanity and Colmes last night. So did Boortz, apparently. Morris is still convinced based on his understanding of the Clintons, that Hillary will run. I am, as well. At the least, she will try.

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