Eric Florack on August 15th, 2004

OK, Show-off time. Long time readers of this blog will recall I had a 95 Astro for a few years… and around 150,000 miles. Nothing wrong with it really, but I did want to upgrade some. So, I got this one, recently, and thought some of my friends from the Astro mail groups would get […]

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Eric Florack on August 15th, 2004

Program ID 183091: “This week’s special 2-hour Road to the White House will feature: A repeat of ABC’s June 30, 1971, ‘The Dick Cavett Show.’ This show featured a debate between John Kerry and John O’Neill on U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. Both men served in the Navy and commanded swift boats in Vietnam. […]

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Eric Florack on August 15th, 2004

Captain’s Quarters notes: The utter media blackout on John Kerry’s Christmas in Cambodia myth appears to be lifting, and in one of the least predictable markets. Scott Canon writes a Knight-Ridder wire article that at least covers the outlines of the story, and the Seattle Times — serving one of the most liberal areas of […]

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Eric Florack on August 15th, 2004

Reuters says: “ATHENS (Reuters) – Iran’s world judo champion Arash Miresmaeili refused to compete against an Israeli Sunday, triggering a fresh crisis at the Olympic Games where race, creed or color are barred from interfering in sport. The International Judo Federation (IJF) failed to agree how to deal with the politically explosive issue at an […]

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