Eric Florack on July 31st, 2007

The Jawa Report: I was going to make some snarky post about this: Many residents of the southern city of Basra have convinced themselves that the British Army has loosed savage cattle-eating badgers onto its unsuspecting populace as a final gesture of ill intent before it departs the city later this summer.Throw in, for good […]

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Eric Florack on July 31st, 2007

No sex, please, you’re a carnivore.  A new phenomenon in New Zealand is taking the idea of you are what you eat to the extreme.  Vegansexuals are people who do not eat any meat or animal products, and who choose not to be sexually intimate with non-vegan partners whose bodies, they say, are made up […]

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davidl on July 31st, 2007

In the dog bites man department, New York State Senate republicans want Eliot Spitzer to appoint a special prosecutor.  Joel Stashenko reports:  ALBANY – State Senate Republicans called yesterday for Governor Eliot Spitzer to designate Attorney General Andrew Cuomo as special prosecutor to investigate Mr. Spitzer’s own office over the misuse of the State Police to track […]

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One of the more amusing reads this morning is from today’s Daily Express, wherein we find: HATE preacher Abu Hamza has complained of the tough conditions behind bars, it was revealed yesterday. The cleric, serving seven years for inciting murder of non-Muslims, says he is the victim of a prison bullying campaign. And he has […]

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Eric Florack on July 31st, 2007

Continuing last night’s conversation with regards to “whoops, maybe we can win in Iraq, after all ” comes Hewitt with an interview with John Burns, he of the house organ of the democratic party, otherwise known as the New York Times. JB: I think there’s no doubt that those extra 30,000 American troops are making […]

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Eric Florack on July 31st, 2007

It is amusing to see so many people who were so overly concerned about the FBI investigation of William Jefferson, he of the the “cash in the freezer” ploy, now doing a victory dance of sorts, over the similar investigation of Ted Stevens . Not that I think there is a defense of Mr. Stevens […]

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davidl on July 31st, 2007

I am not a fan of the National Association for the Advancement of [Liberal] Colored People.  While I respect their goals, I abhor their methods. The NAA[L]CP is publically arguing that Micheal Vick be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  Errin Haines, Associated Press: ATLANTA — Georgia leaders of the National […]

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davidl on July 31st, 2007

“Chief Justice John Roberts has died in his summer home in Maine. No, not really, but we know you have your fingers crossed” Wonkette. Hat Tip, John Hinderacker, Powerline. Just to demonstrate how fair I am, if a reader can provide a analogous quote in reference to lliberal justice, I’ll post it. ? Update: Patterico […]

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Eric Florack on July 31st, 2007

SAN FRANCISCO -AP via ESPN- Bill Walsh changed the look of the NFL with his offensive innovations and legion of coaching disciples, breaking new ground and winning three Super Bowls with the San Francisco 49ers in the process. Nicknamed “The Genius” for his creative schemes that became known as the West Coast offense, Walsh died […]

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Eric Florack on July 30th, 2007

I was camping over a long weekend, and am just getting back up to speed. I wondered how long this was going to take… Mchael O’Hanlon and Ken Pollack have posted a piece in the in the New York Times, called “A War We Might Just Win”. The attitude of the article he is exactly […]

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Eric Florack on July 30th, 2007

 San Francisco -AP- Tom Snyder, whose smoke-filled interviews were a staple of late night television and an inspiration for Dan Aykroyd on “Saturday Night Live,” has died after a struggle with leukemia. He was 71. Snyder died Sunday in San Francisco from complications associated with leukemia, his longtime producer and friend Mike Horowicz told The […]

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Eric Florack on July 30th, 2007

HAMLIN, Pa.  —AP- Lightning can strike twice. Just ask Don Frick. Frick said he survived his second lightning strike Friday — 27 years to the day of his first bout with a bolt — and emerged a bit shaken with only a burned zipper and a hole in the back of his jeans. “I’m lucky […]

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davidl on July 30th, 2007

Allah Pundit, Hot Air. posts two excellent reasons why republicans should never agree to a Youtude/CNN debate, two twits with cameras. I am sure bloggers can come up with some serious intelligent questions and that CNN will never select them. ?

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davidl on July 30th, 2007

Swedish film direcctor Ingmar Bergman has died at age eighty-nine.  Adam Bernstein, Washington Post: Ingmar Bergman, , an Academy Award-winning Swedish writer-director whose name came to define an entire genre of stark movies about the human condition, such as “The Seventh Seal,” “Wild Strawberries” and “Persona,” has died at his home at the age of 89, […]

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K. C. Johnson, the other day: Beyond illustrating the flawed conception of academic freedom too prevalent in the contemporary academy, the Churchill case illustrates what happens when universities abandon excellence as the primary criterion in the personnel process. Well before Churchill ever uttered his “Little Eichmanns” line, the University of Colorado – a Tier I […]

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