Eric Florack on January 31st, 2007

AUSTIN, Texas -AP- Best-selling author and columnist Molly Ivins, the sharp-witted liberal who skewered the political establishment and referred to President Bush as “Shrub,” died Wednesday after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 62. David Pasztor, managing editor of the Texas Observer, confirmed her death. This was the third time being treated for […]

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Eric Florack on January 31st, 2007

A long cold night, around here. BOSTON — FOX– More than 10 blinking electronic devices planted at bridges and other spots in Boston threw a scare into the city in what turned out to be a publicity campaign for a late-night cable cartoon. The devices depict a character making an obscene gesture. Boston police said […]

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davidl on January 31st, 2007

Follow me on this one.  Sticking his foot ever so deeply into  his mouth, Joe Biden said: “I mean, you’ve got the first sort of mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that’s a story-book, man,” Biden says he apologized to Barack Obama: “This is a guy who’s […]

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davidl on January 31st, 2007

So, we pay the soldiers a decent wage, take care of their families, provide them with housing and medical care and vast social support systems and ship obscene amenities into the war zone for them, we support them in every possible way, and their attitude is that we should in addition roll over and play […]

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davidl on January 31st, 2007

Joe Biden(D-Del) has spent over half his life in the United States Senate.   No person can be a member of such a stiffling and self-absorbed institution for so many long decades and retain any sense of modesty.  Certanily Biden has none.  Nor sanity. As arrogant and outspoken as Biden is, it doesn’t enhance his presidential […]

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Eric Florack on January 31st, 2007

Well, isn’t that cute…. this one sent me by a reader….  The socialists are up in arms because of the ICE raids in the LA area last month. Of course they label such efforts ‘racial profiling’. Perhaps it’s just me, but if I’m looking for people here illegally who originally lived in Mexico, I’m not looking for […]

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Eric Florack on January 31st, 2007

Omar says: Eyewitnesses in some volatile areas said that large numbers of militants have fled to Syria to avoid being trapped in the incoming security operations. According to those witnesses, residents and shopkeepers are no longer concerned about militants whose existence in public used to bring on clashes that put the lives of civilians in […]

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Eric Florack on January 30th, 2007

* Yeah, we’re still working on the living room. Bought the paint tonight along with some supplies. A new rug. A new toss rug for the foyer.I think we’ve found the shelving we want, though that part likely won’t be for a few weeks, yet. * The Flash memory for the Powershot A95 finally showed […]

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davidl on January 30th, 2007

John Hawkins, Right Wing News, says yes! (H/T photo: Biografiasyvidas )

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davidl on January 30th, 2007

The Internet works in strange way.  On January 29, Mick Stockinger, Uncorrelated, commented on, “The Height of Irresponsibility:” When lying is a reflex, its hard to remember what you said, when you said it and why you said it. Hillary Clinton is about to discover that 90s political revisionism doesn’t work so well in the […]

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davidl on January 30th, 2007

(H/T photo:  The Smoking Gun )    On 25 January,  we commented on a Martin Luther King Day party at Tarleton State University in Texas.   Bithead wrote: Think about this; What are the students in question imitating? They’re simply imitating what they see in public… in the wake of any NBA team, for example. Or simply, on the […]

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Eric Florack on January 30th, 2007

What’s up with that land deal, Harry?

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Eric Florack on January 30th, 2007

A New York Times reporter has been admonished by his superiors after voicing the hope that the U.S. can accomplish its goals in Iraq. Here’s what Times chief military correspondent Michael Gordon said on The Charlie Rose show earlier this month — “As a purely personal view, I think it’s worth it — one last […]

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davidl on January 30th, 2007

Writing on December 30, I  commended Senator Barbara Boxer: I commend Senator Boxer for putting patriotism ahead of political correctness and having the courage to risk the wrath of the MSM.   Now if the MSM would just follow Boxer’s lead. Quit evicorating Vigil Goode and start taking a close look at Keith Ellson Well never fear, Babs is […]

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Eric Florack on January 30th, 2007

We hear a lot of hysteria in the press about the American people deserting President Bush. Every time a new poll is released, it is trumpeted as documenting a new low in the President’s approval rating. But these polls follow a variety of methodologies, most of which appear to be flawed, and make it hard […]

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