Eric Florack on December 6th, 2006

(Quick, an extra fifty points; What song is the title referring to?  ) When I left the last minute, sitting and listening to the birds peeping away.  My wife, you’ll recall, just picked up a couple.  They’ve become adjusted to the new environment, more Allies, though they’ve been eying Ray the cat rather suspiciously.  Ray, […]

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Eric Florack on December 6th, 2006

Billy asks: What on earth could be exactly as horrible as deliberately setting out to bear a deaf child? I’d heard the story he relates, before asking this question some hours ago, and wasn’t sure what to make of it. But upon reading his post, and his question, I think I have the answer… and […]

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davidl on December 6th, 2006

The Associated Press had demonstrated a fundamental ignorance of biology: WASHINGTON — Mary Cheney, the openly lesbian daughter of Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynne, is pregnant. Mary Cheney, 37, and her partner of 15 years, Heather Poe, 45, are expecting a baby, said Lea Anne McBride, a spokeswoman for the vice president. […]

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Eric Florack on December 6th, 2006

Stossel over at Townhall: But the idea that liberals give more is a myth. Of the top 25 states where people give an above-average percentage of their income, all but one (Maryland) were red — conservative — states in the last presidential election. “When you look at the data,” says Syracuse University professor Arthur Brooks, […]

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Eric Florack on December 6th, 2006

Hume last night: West Virginia Democratic Congressman Alan Mollohan — who is currently under investigation by the FBI — is in line to take over the House panel that oversees the budget of the justice department — which includes the FBI. Bloomberg reports that Mollohan’s finances are being examined by the Bureau — after he […]

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Eric Florack on December 6th, 2006

NASHVILLE- AP An American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing Monday morning after a passenger lit a match to disguise the scent of flatulence, authorities said. The Dallas-bound flight was diverted to Nashville after several passengers reported smelling burning sulfur from the matches, said Lynne Lowrance, spokeswoman for the Nashville International Airport […]

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davidl on December 6th, 2006

David D. Kirkpatrick offers an interesting roadmap for the next two years,  “Power in Congress brings blacks new pressures:” Here are some raw numbers: WASHINGTON: The impending Democratic takeover of Congress in early January will elevate more blacks to positions of power in the Capitol than ever: four major House committee chairmen, as many as […]

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