Eric Florack on December 25th, 2006

First of all, a progress report: “Elephant”, my new server, (actually, my old one, reborn) which has had a heartbeat for a day or two, now is up and talking to the rest of the network. Even better… the 50 or so gigs of music I’d left stranded on the D: Partition is readable. Now, […]

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Eric Florack on December 25th, 2006

James Brown, the dynamic, pompadoured “Godfather of Soul,” whose rasping vocals and revolutionary rhythms made him a founder of rap, funk and disco as well, died early Monday, his agent said. He was 73. Brown was hospitalized with pneumonia at Emory Crawford Long Hospital on Sunday and died around 1:45 a.m. Monday, said his agent, […]

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davidl on December 25th, 2006

A Christmas Day message:  economic freedom means economic growth.   Not really a new message, but a message to which liberals are deaf. From the Wall Street Journal: In 2005, per capita personal income grew 31% faster in the 15 most economically free states than it did in the 15 states at the bottom of the […]

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davidl on December 25th, 2006

Mrs. Pelosi campaigned on a promise to drain the republican swamp.  She made no promise to drain the democrat swamp.   The Washington Post details, Pelosi hand picked choice for majority leader, Jack Murtha, scheme of funnelling federal tax dollar to his campaign contributors, here. In 2001, Murtha announced the creation of Scialabba’s nonprofit agency for […]

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