Eric Florack on January 1st, 2007

go and read this. And if that isn’t the impression they were trying to leave, the error that ABC made in this case is reprehensible.

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Eric Florack on January 1st, 2007

If we’re to take the reports from AP at face value, it would appear that Jamil Hussein, That mysterious, erstwhile “informed source” over in Iraq …. the one who fed the Associated Press (by their claim, at least) a long series of highly questionable reports, has resurfaced. Curt at Flopping Aces picks up the tale: […]

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Eric Florack on January 1st, 2007

Perhaps, Billy. look, this isn’t fully thought through, so if this comes out a little sideways, forgive… But as somebody who comes from a sales background, as an adjunct to my broadcast career, (what is broadcasting, but sales, after all? ) I find this disconnection proposed, interesting, in that so much of the art of […]

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davidl on January 1st, 2007

Who owns American English? In the morning fish wrapper, I read a version of this article suggesting the banning of several words.  I was tempted to give the LSSU professors the esteemed BB award.  Yet the perfessors at LSSU didn’t quit seem to take themselves that seriously. I also surfed across an article by Dr. […]

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Eric Florack on January 1st, 2007

Once again, we see the only language the extremists within Islam understand: Power. KISMAYO, Somalia -AP- Somali government troops backed by Ethiopian tanks and fighter jets captured the last major stronghold of a militant Islamic movement Monday, while hundreds of Islamic fighters — many of them Arabs and South Asians — fled the town. To […]

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Eric Florack on January 1st, 2007

Andy McCarthy… The Times is flat dishonest in its campaign against subjecting enemy combatants to military proceedings, which the Grey Lady passes off as a page-one news article.  Correspondent Tim Golden writes: Under a law passed by Congress and signed by President Bush in October, this double-wide trailer may be as close to a courtroom […]

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Eric Florack on January 1st, 2007

Some added pictures from the New Years Day celebrations over Niagara Falls, last night. Sorry I was so brief in my description last night, as you can imagine I was rather tired.  I should make mention that these were taken from under the structure at Prospect Point. I’m sure the structure was intended as an […]

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davidl on January 1st, 2007

Shortly after midnight (EST) the zenith of Eliot Spitzer’s tenure as governor of New York State was attained.  Spitzer was sworn into office.   It is all down hill from here. Joe Mahoney of the New York Daily News has story: ALBANY – Emboldened by his crushing victory at the polls, Gov. Spitzer will promise “historic” reform […]

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Eric Florack on January 1st, 2007

We’ve been doing this every year, now for many years… going off on a near-midnight ramble to Niagara Falls to watch the fireworks display. This year, unlike previous years, it rained.  50° outside. Foreigner was playing in queen Victoria park, over on the Canadian side.  You can hear them clearly from our side of the […]

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