Eric Florack on November 24th, 2004

Loretta Sanchez (D-Ca) finally said out loud what we’d known all along.Wizbang has the details.

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Eric Florack on November 24th, 2004

The 2004 Report of the Auditor General of Canada is on, and I gotta tell ya; I’m starting to wonder why our borders are still open with these people.

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Eric Florack on November 24th, 2004

John Podhoretz at The Corner on National Review Online seems to think the movie has a few problems: “Oliver Stone’s Alexander, which opens today, isn’t just bad. It’s Springtime for Hitler bad. I haven’t guffawed this hard since I saw Airplane for the first time 24 years ago. This is one of the colossal catastrophes […]

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Eric Florack on November 24th, 2004

Michael Goodwin thinks Dan Rather’s fall to be Nixonian. He may have a point. A good read, he certainly has.

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Eric Florack on November 24th, 2004

Good to see Billy Beck’s Two–Four back online following a case of server transition-itis. Welcome back, Billy.

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Eric Florack on November 23rd, 2004

MSNBC is reportng that Steinbrenner is offering Pedro Martinez $50m to come over from the Sox. Pedro for his part, is holding out for $60M. It’s perhaps a measure of how much last year’s season stung the Yankees, that Steinbrenner is seriously considering it. My gtreaction is to play this up against my comments from […]

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Eric Florack on November 23rd, 2004

ABC News:: “Dan Rather announced today he will step down as anchor and managing editor of the ‘CBS Evening News’ on March 9, 2005 “ My views about Rather are well known. For first time readers; I hold him to be on the same scale as Michiael Moore. (A ponderous concept!) But just as I […]

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Eric Florack on November 23rd, 2004

Cave News and Views has the details. Gee, just a week ago we were told it was Usama BinLaden. He’s still trying to dodge the blame for his loss, I guess. Still, one can see his point; Someone not telling lies to get him elected…(See BS for one)

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Eric Florack on November 23rd, 2004

It occurs to me that this gent sounds rather a lot like a Bit’sBlog regular, Serpent. An interesting argument going on, on this thread.

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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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