Eric Florack on May 11th, 2005

To my delight, Bainbridge gets in Conason’s face on Yalta and confirms portions of my previous posts on topic: (emph is mine) As for Conason’s claim that only someone like “noted fabulist Ann Coulter” could have come up with President Bush’s remarks, perhaps he would like to explain that to the people of, say, Latvia, […]

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Eric Florack on May 11th, 2005

Paul over at Power Line takes on Ed Whelan at NRO In general, the Supreme Court has been getting more mileage than it deserves out of its decision in Brown. To its credit, the Supreme Court got on the right side of the civil rights issue about ten years before Congress did. Congress was hampered […]

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Eric Florack on May 11th, 2005

JunkYardBlog slices up Josh Marshell for a double standard applied. Two years ago Marshall believed that the US decision to leave eastern Europe in the USSR’s hands was a “great betrayal,” and that it was “shameful.” “Inevitable,” yes, but still a great betrayal. Today he calls President Bush’s remarks on Yalta–remarks that more or less […]

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Eric Florack on May 11th, 2005

Slant Point says Ed Cox will run against Hillary Clinton in ’06. Given my earlier post on Hillary, he may have an easier time of it than most.

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Eric Florack on May 11th, 2005

AOL news (As in Time Warner, of all people) passes on some interesting news on the PETA front: Peta Kills Animals. Between 1998 and 2003, PETA put to death over 10,000 dogs, cats, and other creatures that the group publicly calls “companion animals.” Not counting those that PETA held only temporarily — for spaying or […]

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FOXNews.com is saying, from Zion Ill: The man charged with stabbing his young daughter and her best friend to death was denied bond Wednesday during a court hearing. Authorities said he confessed to the crimes in videotaped interviews. Jerry Hobbs, who had recently been released from prison on assault charges — told investigators he was […]

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Eric Florack on May 11th, 2005

Alex Tabarrok at Marginal Revolution notes United Airlines dropping it’s union pension plan… and with it about 134,000 workers… and muses; Now, let’s review.  A large organization counts on its younger workers and continuing high revenues to fund the pensions and medical care of its retired workers but finds that rising health care costs, longer […]

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Eric Florack on May 11th, 2005

Dick Morris in the NY Post, this morning: Rosen has been indicted for deliberately reporting that the cost of an August 2000 Hollywood fund-raising gala was only $400,000 when the actual tab was $1.2 million — a step that let Mrs. Clinton spend $800,000 more in “hard money” for her campaign. (After Hillary and opponent […]

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Eric Florack on May 11th, 2005

WASHINGTON —( AP )Congress has approved an additional $82 billion for Iraq and Afghanistan and to combat terrorism worldwide, boosting the cost of the global effort since 2001 to more than $300 billion. The Senate approved the measure Tuesday on a 100-0 vote. The House passed the measure last week. It now goes to President […]

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