Eric Florack on January 16th, 2007

* Last night, As I was coming out of work, I notice that the trees were still covered from the days freezing rain fall.  I was taken with the way the light played with the ice.  So… here’s a couple. They’re fairly high res, so drill to get the full size. Now, the camera itself […]

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davidl on January 16th, 2007

  Now I don’t put too much faith the supposed Stockholm Syndrome.  Yet as Brian Masters writes, in the Daily Mail(UK) the case is simply “Beyond Reason:” The case of Shawn Hornbeck is, so far, utterly baffling.  Rescued by police from a four-year imprisonment in the house of a stranger, this normal, healthy, cheerful 15-year-old […]

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Eric Florack on January 16th, 2007

NORTH COUNTY -North County Times – U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter’s long-shot bid for the 2008 GOP presidential nomination got a boost over the weekend when he emerged on top in a straw poll of Republican precinct committeemen in Arizona’s most-populated county. Hunter, R-El Cajon, got 96 votes among the 458 ballots in the non-binding poll […]

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davidl on January 16th, 2007

Mre. Pelosi promised to “drain the swamp.”  Not only has Mrs. Pelosi not drained the swamp, she is lost in it.   Rather than completing her promised one hundred hours of legislation, she is in San Francisco.  .    So what is Mrs. Pelosi doing in San Francisco?  I had thought that Mrs. Pelosi had promised to  pass […]

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