Eric Florack on March 14th, 2005

Billy Beck notes the Caribbean, Air Transat flight 961 story and wonders why he hadn’t heard of the week-old story. Some background, before I start flaying things…. At 35,000 feet above the Caribbean, Air Transat flight 961 was heading home to Quebec with 270 passengers and crew. At 3.45 pm last Sunday, the pilot noticed […]

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After watching what CBS did with the Reagan story a couple years ago, one wonders why anyone is shocked at how out of touch CBS’s version of the book “Saving Milly” is from the reality, and from the real-life expereince of Mort Kondrake, who wrote it. If I’m Milt, I’m ticked, based on the reports […]

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Eric Florack on March 14th, 2005

McQ over at Q & O discusses Steven Levy’s concerns about a lack of diversity in blogdom, today. Because the old media was a closed system, they controlled who entered it and who was allowed to participate.  IOW, there was indeed control over who could or couldn’t write and be published. If the old media […]

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Eric Florack on March 14th, 2005

NEW YORK (Reuters) –: ” U.S. media coverage of last year’s election was three times more likely to be negative toward President Bush than Democratic challenger John Kerry, according to a study released Monday.” Gee… ya THINK?

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Eric Florack on March 14th, 2005

Since Atlanta’s his stomping ground, it makes sense thatBoortz would have the best commentary on the Brian Nichols thing.

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Eric Florack on March 14th, 2005

Wing Nut Echo Chamber was apaprently watching Russert get his head handed him on Sunday… as was I… and I doubt I can write it up better than he… Tim Russert hosted Donald Rumsfeld and Teddy Kennedy on this morning’s Meet The Press. Rummy was outstanding, he handed Russert his ass repeatedly and respectfully on […]

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Eric Florack on March 14th, 2005

GOP Bloggers has a post up that’s a little confusing. THe Healine says “Condi says she won’t run”, and in the text we see she’s stated she doesn’t plan to run. A rather substantail diference, and it certainly does not constitute a full rejection of eventually running.

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Eric Florack on March 14th, 2005

Captain’s Quarters this morning links a report from Beruit that the recent Hezbollah rally was basicly drowned out by the response of a people seeking freedom.

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