Eric Florack on January 28th, 2007

I finally managed to break away from painting and so on, to blog. * I note that James has a story posted where the idea is raised that Americans have too MUCH wealth saved for retirement. After years of being told how Americans aren’t saving nearly enough, this story seems problematic on its face.  As […]

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davidl on January 28th, 2007

Tacky Alert. I suppose it makes sense that if something doesn’t work, to fix it.  So one might give Hakuo Yanagisawa credit for good intentions.   The BBC reports on foot in mouth disease: Hakuo Yanagisawa called for women to do their best to bear children in order to counter Japan’s plummeting birth rate and rapidly […]

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davidl on January 28th, 2007

Fitzgerald’s case is so bad that even the LA Times is starting to catch on to it.  Richard B. Schmitt writes CIA “secrecy rules are sometimes ignored:” But last week, as former White House aide I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby went on trial in connection with the leak, it appeared that neither the CIA nor some other […]

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In a recent Washington post editorial, Dinesh D’Souza correctly identifies why the left, and some of the center, has been so scandalized by his latest book; Why the onslaught? Just this: In my book, published this month, I argue that the American left bears a measure of responsibility for the volcano of anger from the […]

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Eric Florack on January 28th, 2007

Apparently, Mit Romney is listening to his critics.  I reamed him a new one back on December 9th…. WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 — Gov. Mitt Romney, the Massachusetts Republican who has built a presidential campaign on a broad appeal for conservative support, is drawing sharply increased criticism from conservative activists for his advocacy of gay rights […]

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davidl on January 28th, 2007

There was a Prolife Rally last week.  The media barely gave notice.  There was so-called Peace Rally yesterday, the media raved, exagerated and flat out lied.  The Washington Post reported: Under a blue sky with a pale midday moon, tens of thousands of people angry about the war and other policies of the Bush administration […]

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