Remarks by the President on Iraq and the War on Terror United States Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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Eric Florack on May 24th, 2004

Paris’ Charles De Gaulle airport has been evacuated after cracking noises were heard in the roof – a day after part of the futuristic-looking terminal collapsed, killing four people. The noises were heard on either side of the 30-metre section of Terminal 2E which gave way on Sunday morning. Of note is the idea that […]

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Eric Florack on May 24th, 2004

Well, no I’m not ignoring it. It’ll be on my TV (and recorder) tonight at 8pm. Ill post links to the text as it beocmes available… likely moments before the delivery on the WH site, is the way this goes. Not much point in much speculation before then, I guess. However, I’ll give you something […]

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Eric Florack on May 24th, 2004

If the leftists are convinced that the upswing in the numbers of right-of-center voters can be attributed to such as Fox news, and conservative shows such as Limbaugh’s, and Hannity’s etc… Aren’t they really saying, implicitly, that prior to such shows, the only voices heard were liberal voices, including what laughingly passes for news services, […]

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Eric Florack on May 24th, 2004

Regular readers to this page will doubtless understand that if there’s something lower than whale poop, it’s Michael Moore. So imagine my amusement this morning as I watched Fred Barnes lay out some facts as regards Rotundo: Fred Barnes who says: “A FEW YEARS AGO Michael Moore, who’s now promoting an anti-President Bush movie entitled […]

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USATODAY was forced to report today: “WASHINGTON – Employment has picked up significantly this year in a number of closely contested states that could decide the outcome of the 2004 presidential election. The latest Labor Department figures on state jobs show that 10 of the 17 states expected to be the most tightly contested this […]

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Eric Florack on May 24th, 2004

The WSJ reports this morning that John Kerry is considering delaying accepting his nomination to the Democrat run for the Presidency. Why? The WSJ explains: “The Kerry camp is considering this maneuver so it can keep raising and spending money as long as possible without having to abide by spending limits that kick in once […]

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Eric Florack on May 24th, 2004

There’s a lot of wailing about the FCC and it’s crackdown on such as Howard Stern. Stern loves to complain it’s all the Bush administration’s fault he’s off most of the stations he was on.  But as usual, facts run afoul of the liberal mantra.John Fund points out this morning: “The real push for tougher […]

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Eric Florack on May 21st, 2004

In a post over at the evangelical outpost, Joe Carter does a pretty fair job of bringing to light some of the UNSCAM abuses, but introduces a new source of scam… Chalabi. Apparently Chalabi himself was covering evidence in the UNSCAM investigation. If so, seems to me the actions of both shutting off his funding, […]

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Eric Florack on May 21st, 2004

As I predicted, we’re going to see a price drop in the near future on fuel. The way this is timing out, it’ll be mid to late July. Matt Drudge has the story: “Saudi Arabia will propose an increase in the OPEC production ceiling of more than 2.0 million barrels per day, Saudi Arabian Oil […]

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World Net Daily is running a story about Bill Cosby, who apparently has not lost his ability to tell it like it is. I’ll see if I can find a better read of his comments, and when I do I’ll post it

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Slings And Arrows came back from a blogging break to suggest something I’d not thought of: “As the press doesn’t want us to forget, casualties in Iraq are ‘mounting.’ Currently the count is at 775 dead. The relation of that number to the two hundred thousand men and women that have been involved in the […]

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Eric Florack on May 20th, 2004

KELOLAND.COM is reporting that Thune is within the margin of error, tied with Daschle, in what will amount ot the hottest Senate race this season: “49% of voters would support democrat Tom Daschle. 47% would vote for republican John Thune. And just 4 percent are undecided. There’s a three and a half percent margin of […]

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Raw feed: ‘Source’ Notes Syrian Technicians Killed in Yongch’on Train Explosion Incident JPP20040507000021 Tokyo Sankei Shimbun (Internet version-WWW) in Japanese 07 May 04 Morning Edition [Corrected version — changing “Ryongchon” to “Yongch’on”; unattributed report: “DPRK Train Explosion: Syrian Technicians on Board; Debris Recovered by Team Wearing Protective Suits Immediately After Explosion; Possibility of Train Transporting […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2004

Ed at Captain’s Quarters is reporting that the stories about the demise if that Iraqi wedding party under the wilting US attack were a little offbase: “I know that the original reports didn’t mention the 3 AM attack time, which seems to discredit the notion that the target could have been a wedding party in […]

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