Eric Florack on December 24th, 2006

I got some E-mail, earlier this evening, which said words to the effect that while she liked the point I made with this evening’s ‘Nightly Ramble’, that she missed seeing the post I’ve put up the last couple Christmas Eves… So….. -=- This is a time of year when I don’t envy the position of […]

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davidl on December 24th, 2006

Fact, there is a pay disparity between males and females.  On average men earn more per hour than women.  Myth, this disparity is the result of some sort of discrimination and the state ought to take action to remedy it. The New York Times has long whining piece about this alleged discrimination against women. “Gender[sic] Pay Gap, […]

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Eric Florack on December 24th, 2006

Luke 2:8-14 “Now there were shepherds nearby living out in the field, keeping guard over their flock at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were absolutely terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid! Listen carefully, for I […]

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Eric Florack on December 24th, 2006

Hewett, this morning, points to a WaPo article, and suggests they’re helping Hillary Clinton and Obama clear the primary field of all opposition. I don’t know as that’s the intent… though I wouldn’t put it past them, and frankly, their efforts are certainly helping to that end. I guess if I was either one of […]

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Eric Florack on December 24th, 2006

I say this to President Bush as someone who learned the hard way how embracing the world’s complexity can be twisted into a crude political shorthand. Barbed words can make for great politics. But with U.S. troops in Iraq in the middle of an escalating civil war, this is no time for politics. Refusing to […]

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davidl on December 24th, 2006

The Associated Press is reporting that some moron in California set  himself on fire to to protest some cause or another: BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -(AP)- A man used flammable liquid to light himself on fire, apparently to protest a San Joaquin Valley school district’s decision to change the names of winter and spring breaks to Christmas […]

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