Eric Florack on April 27th, 2005

Speaking of Jason, he notesa report in The Globe and Mail that Paul Martin has used taxpayer money to hold onto power. Essentially it works like this: In exchange for agreeing to the New Democratic Party’s demands for more spending on the environment, social housing, foreign aid and tuition reduction, the Liberals have secured a […]

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Eric Florack on April 27th, 2005

At Musing , Jason notes that the Canadian government thinks anyone earning over $51k (USD) /yr is rich. Jason calls this claim pathetic, and he’s right. But what this really is, is a Canadian government trying to make the citizens there feel good about an unquestionably abysmal economic situation… which their socialism isn’t helping. I’ll […]

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Eric Florack on April 27th, 2005

Outside The Beltway passes on some good news; Laura’s breast cancer surgery yesterday “couldn’t have gone better,” in the words of her surgeon Dr. Katherine Alley. Initial sentinel node testing done during surgery showed no signs of cancer involvement in the lymph nodes, and we all hope that this good news is confirmed by more […]

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Eric Florack on April 27th, 2005

Says C-Net; Microsoft came under renewed criticism from gay- and lesbian-rights groups on Tuesday after an online report indicated that the company is using former Christian Coalition chief Ralph Reed’s lobbying firm. Ah, yes… the politics of Personal Destruction, again? “We’re just dismayed that as an agent of Microsoft, (Reed) might have played a role […]

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Eric Florack on April 27th, 2005

So says Slashdot. They’ve got pics, too.

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Eric Florack on April 27th, 2005

In answer to the repeated questions from readers…. Yes, I have seen the Drudge Flash. I even heard the event on air. But I didn’t comment on it here for several reasons. First and foremost; Err America engaging in overheated rhetoric isn’t news…. it’s simply par for the course. It’s how they have operated since […]

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Eric Florack on April 27th, 2005

Remember under Reagan the rich actually paid more in taxes than everyone else? Odd, the Democrats never gave him credit for that, still claiming that the irch were not paying their fair share, whatever the hell that was supposed to mean. TaxProf Blog points out that the same thing is happening today, and has the […]

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Eric Florack on April 27th, 2005

Pravda West, otherwise known as the WaPo is amazingly reporting something positive about President Bush. Only reason I can think of that they’d do such a thing is that they don’t consider that it’s all that positive a thing…. (Actually increasing energy output is never lauded at a liberal paper such as WaPo) …but I […]

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Eric Florack on April 27th, 2005

AP- WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist on Tuesday rejected compromise offers that would allow minority Democrats to continue to block judicial nominees, saying all of President Bush’s past and future court choices deserve confirmation votes from the GOP-controlled Senate. About bloody time someone started acting like they were part of a majority.

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Eric Florack on April 27th, 2005

Captain’s Quarters note this morning that there’s a rather large hole in the report we were all fed yesterday about there being no weapons sent to Syria.  As I noted on OTB yesterday… seems to me they’d forgotten about that line of trucks headed to Syria just before we invaded. Well, now we find out […]

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