Eric Florack on November 29th, 2006

Just got back from a trip to the rail line.  Matt, my older boy wanted to try his hand at some Night photos.  Still plenty warm, around here, probably the last warm night of the year, and I wanted to take advantage of it.  I had to run out for some gas, anyway.  To the […]

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Eric Florack on November 29th, 2006

Hoystory looks at this bit with NBC unilaterally deciding Iraq is in a Civil war, and asks a question I don’t think I’ve seen elsewhere: The closest comparison to Iraq that I can think of — and it was less violent than what we’ve got going in Iraq today — was the conflict in Northern […]

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The New York Times just can’t figure out why dispite affirmative action hires by major law firms, white males are more apt to make partner:    Thanks to vigorous recruiting and pressure from corporate clients, black lawyers are well represented now among new associates at the nation’s most prestigious law firms. But they remain far […]

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Eric Florack on November 29th, 2006

Captain Ed…. Newt Gingrich has tried to position himself as the premiere conservative candidate for the 2008 Republican presidential primaries, a mission made easier by the list of front-runners already in the race. However, he may have taken a stumble yesterday when he posited that freedom of speech may have to be curtailed in order […]

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Eric Florack on November 29th, 2006

Not sure where I got this one from, but it struck me as funny, this morning.

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Eric Florack on November 29th, 2006

Look, let’s stipulate up front that Glenn Greenwald’s connections to the real world are tenuous at best. But this morning comes one of the finer demonstrations of such: It really is astonishing to observe as the media fabricates some storyline out of whole cloth — “Hastings v. Harman!” — and then it just becomes ossified […]

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WASHINGTON — Fox- American paper money represents an unfair impediment to the blind, and the Treasury Department must come up with new U.S. currency to help the visually impaired use cash, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District Judge James Robertson said keeping all U.S. currency the same size and texture violates the Rehabilitation Act, […]

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