Eric Florack on February 8th, 2005

Billy Beck, last October described the scene…. …during the recent island excursion, I happened to spend a few minutes in the atrium of Atlanta’s Hartsfield International Airport. (Oh wait… it’s now “Hartsfield-Race-Grifter-Maynard-Jackson International Airport”. I almost forgot.) Sitting there, I observed a line of troops in desert camo, standing two-abreast in the outlet of a […]

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Eric Florack on February 8th, 2005

Slashdot notes “Basically, if you use Firefox today, you’re not susceptible to any spyware, other than what you download when you’re on Kazaa…The spyware writers target mostly Explorer users because that’s the most fertile feeding ground for piranha-like (spyware) attacks. They’ll watch as Firefox becomes mainstream, they’ll see opportunity there and start targeting them.” So […]

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Eric Florack on February 8th, 2005

Glenn links to a bit in the Rocky Mountain News by University of Colorado Law Professor Paul Campos who says in part: To the extent that Churchill was hired because he claimed to be a Native American, he would seem to be guilty of academic fraud. But the situation is worse than this. Thomas Brown, […]

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Eric Florack on February 8th, 2005

McPhillips and Beck are commenting about Imus on his new set. I’ll add my two cents, which includes the reference to 15 years of radio work… 10 of it in morning drive. Their comments are valid; Imus is out of his element and the show won’t work. First, because the gink has a face just […]

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Eric Florack on February 8th, 2005

I’ve just started playing with Bloglines as a way to keep up with a large number of feeds at once. Napsterization now reports that Bloglines has been snapped up by Jeeves.  This marks THE entry into blogdom for Jeeves. Interesting. Update: The internal Bloglines feed confirms this news. They promise no major changes for at […]

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Eric Florack on February 8th, 2005

Michael Barone explains why President Bush is giving the left such fits… he’s effective and will be moreso this term. “Bush carried 31 states that elect 62 of the 100 senators. He carried approximately 250 congressional districts, to about 185 for Kerry (the final counts aren’t in). Bill Clinton was re-elected with 49 percent of […]

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Eric Florack on February 8th, 2005

John Venlet at Improved Clinch points out this morning that David Brooks seems to think so. “Within Brooks piece one can read phrases like “ownership society,” “asset-based welfare,” or this especially egregious phrase “…we would turn more people into capitalists if we distributed capital more broadly.” Perhaps Brooks has forgotten the number of dollars of […]

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