Eric Florack on May 17th, 2005

I’ve gotten several bits of mail within the last few hours, in response to my comments on the Newsweak Koran Flushing idiocy. Several of them point to the idea that when I’m talking about Newsweak, I’m talking about Michael Isikoff… The guy who more or less broke about half the Linda Tripp/Monica etc story, during […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2005

Boortz Notes Newsweak’s claim that journistic standards didn’t get dropped in this “Koran Flushing” nonsnese. Boortz suggests that if that statement is true, their journalistic standards are best expressed thus: * The Bush Administration didn’t rely on faulty intelligence in its move to depose Saddam Hussein; instead, Bush “lied.” * Any story from an anonymous […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2005

James at Outside The Beltway : “Newsweek has formally retracted its report that American soldiers flushed a Koran down a toilet to induce prisoners at Guantnamo to talk. In fact, the documentary evidence indicates just the opposite: an almost absurd level of deference given to the Muslim holy book to avoid offense.” Which still leaves […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2005

Scott Fybush over at NorthEast Radio Watch gives us an update on Cranston RI mayor Steve Laffey. According to Scott, Laffey is…. ….now suing the state Board of Elections over the ruling that Laffey’s (now cancelled) Friday talk show on WPRO (630 Providence) constituted an improper campaign contribution by WPRO’s owner, Citadel. Laffey argues that […]

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2005

Tom Alday notes that Seattle congressman Jim McDermott, first class loon, idiot and terrorist sympathizer, will be the first House member to face the Ethics Committee, not the “embattled” Tom Delay. Follow the link for the details. Funny thing, how the press doesn’t mention this one.

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From Outside The Beltway comes word that the NYT is moving it’s Columnists to “Subscriber Only” status. Which, I think, will certainly sheild the NYT from the outrage of Joe and Jane Everyone. Who, but leftists… and far out wacko leftists at that…. will pay fifty bucks a year to read Dowd, and Krugman?

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Eric Florack on May 17th, 2005

From Deutsche Welle comes words of a stork in Krogaspe, more or less 120 kilometers north of Hamburg, wherein there’s a would-be momma and poppa stork, trying to hatch out a pile of golf balls, on a driving range. Must drive ’em crazy to see those “eggs” being batted around like that.

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