Eric Florack on January 2nd, 2007

Let’s talk about anger.   First, perhaps it’s useful to get a working definition, from the above link at Dictionary.com: Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1) – Cite This Source an·ger /?æ?g?r/ Pronunciation Key – Show Spelled Pronunciation[ang-ger] Pronunciation Key – Show IPA Pronunciation   -noun   1. a strong feeling of displeasure and belligerence aroused by […]

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Eric Florack on January 2nd, 2007

Nifong’s actions are inexplicable only if you assume that his purpose was to get at the truth about what actually happened at the party where the stripper claimed to have been raped. That assumption has never been made in this column. From day one, I have never believed that this case was about rape, about […]

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davidl on January 2nd, 2007

 A tale of two homocides, which left two black men dead.    Ten of thousand protested the death of Sean Bell.   Wheras his fellow citizens seemed rather unmoved by the death of  Kevin West. The difference?   Bell died at the hands of the police.  West by unidentified member of his community.  Yet both are equally dead.  In the USA Today, DeWayne […]

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davidl on January 2nd, 2007

First Jamil Hussein and now Eason Jordan.   What gives? Yesterday Bit wrote: 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 […]

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Some of you may recall that we had a discussion in these spaces as regards to the violence in France, particularly that which was concentrated in the Muslim areas surrounding Paris.  Apparently, not much has changed, except for the idea that the mainstream news media hasn’t bothered reporting on it. By way of Mercury, in […]

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Eric Florack on January 2nd, 2007

The Washington Post is saying, this morning: As they prepare to take control of Congress this week and face up to campaign pledges to restore bipartisanship and openness, Democrats are planning to largely sideline Republicans from the first burst of lawmaking. So much for openness, and bipartisanship.  Is anybody surprised, really?

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