Eric Florack on November 22nd, 2004

BBC NEWS is reporting that a new vid game has some folks upset because it involves Shooting Presdient Kennedy. Ironic, that. wasn’t this the same country whose newspapers asked when it was cler that Presdient Bush had won re-election… words to the effect of “where the hell is Lee Harvey Oswald when you need him”?

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Eric Florack on November 22nd, 2004

The New York Sun is reporting something of interest regarding Clinton and funding: LITTLE ROCK, ARK. – President Clinton’s new $165 million library here was funded in part by gifts of $1 million or more each from the Saudi royal family and three Saudi businessmen. The governments of Dubai, Kuwait, and Qatar and the deputy […]

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Eric Florack on November 22nd, 2004

Jen at The Greatest Jeneration makes note that a number of Sunni clerics are calling for their flocks to ignore the upcoming election, claiming they would be ‘disenfranchised’. Muses Jen: Why do the Iraqi Sunnis sound so much like our Democrats? When votes don’t go their way, they act as if they’re ‘disenfranchised.’ Boycotting the […]

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Eric Florack on November 22nd, 2004

Cajon pass is uder a blanket of White as this is written, and I-15 though the pass is closed. Weird. I know the area well due to some railfanning I did in the pass right next to I-15 some years ago. AP says: “Snow closed Interstate 15 through the Cajon Pass northwest of Los Angeles […]

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Eric Florack on November 22nd, 2004

My long-form for the week is up. It’s about the events in the NBA this past weekend. It’s title: It’s not Basketball anymore.

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Eric Florack on November 22nd, 2004

NBA commissioner David Stern should get the Oscar for best actor. No, I’m serious. Did you catch his act last night, giving his pronouncements on who would be gone for how many games? Can anyone looking at this guy even contemplate the idea that he was as shocked as he’d have us think?  Look, call […]

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