Eric Florack on November 27th, 2006

So, I wander over to enemy territory, (know your enemy, and all that) and am faced with: I have no use for Jim Wallis and I begin to wonder if he really has the interests of Democrats and progressives at heart: “When the Democrats became just the party of rights, they lost something, a moral […]

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2006

Glenn’s right, here. Hastings is a particularly bad choice.  Indeed, he’s one of the reasons why I was never too worried about who the republicans chose for their leaders; you just knew the democrats were going to do something worse.  Though, I must say, they’ve outdone themselves this time. 

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Fersboo on November 27th, 2006

From today’s USA Today print edition, I have selected a few telling quotes from an article on 7A, ‘Returning rookies reflect on lessons learned’. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) Stock up on toilet paper, because you’re not going to have time to go get it. Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL) Be patient.  Make friends across the […]

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2006

It’s warm around these parts.  Unusually so.  Usually, by this time of the year, I’ve already gone through the ritual of shoveling the driveway twice.  Sometimes, three times if I’m being obsessive about it.  This year… nary a snow throw. My back is wondering why it’s still in one peice. My second computer, “Gopher”, tells […]

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2006

Did you happen to see the full page ad in the New York Times bought by Yoko Ono? It ran the Sunday edition. She’s urging readers to accept responsibility for all of the violence and the suffering that’s going on around the world. It’s all OUR fault, of course, because, she says, we failed intervene […]

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2006

Very true, Billy , it does only go 250 miles per charge… or less….  And, as you say, it then needs three or four hours to recharge on a good day.  What you fail to reckon with, however, is that’s the kind of range are global planning friends would like to limit you to. You […]

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davidl on November 27th, 2006

The Supreme Court sent a clear message to Judith Miller and the New York Times, to wit the minions of Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. are not above the law. WASHINGTON -(AP)- The Supreme Court ruled against The New York Times on Monday, refusing to block the government from reviewing the phone records of two Times reporters […]

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Fersboo on November 27th, 2006

Via USAToday MEDICARE SPENDING SEES FIRST DECLINE Medicaid spending has declined unexpectedly this year, the first drop since the health program for the poor was created in 1965. The historic reversal will free up billions of dollars in state budgets. Medicaid has been the fastest-growing expense for states over the past 10 years. Medicaid spending […]

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2006

…. to Billy Beck.

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2006

NEW YORK -AP- High traffic disrupted Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s Web site for much of Friday, one of the year’s busiest shopping days. The Walt Disney Co. also had problems handling the rush of online activity Friday, while Amazon.com Inc.’s site had brief disruptions a day earlier due to a Thanksgiving Day sale on Microsoft Corp.’s […]

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2006

The WaPo says that the EPA is going to start regulating Nano-products sold as Germ Killing agents. The Environmental Protection Agency has decided to regulate a large class of consumer items made with microscopic “nanoparticles” of silver, part of a new but increasingly widespread technology that may pose unanticipated environmental risks, a government official said […]

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davidl on November 27th, 2006

When John Kerry disparged the intelligence of our American Fighting Men, it was said that Kerry botched a joke.  Yet was it really a botched joke or just the standard democrat position?.  The incoming chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Charlie Rangel, said much the same thing on Fox Newsm, “If a young […]

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