Eric Florack on August 2nd, 2007

Stayed over at our old standby, Lakeside Beach Park. Just a few shots I thought you might like. The first one, is of the sunset and the colors.  The sunsets hereabouts are awesome, on the lake.  I was actually trying to catch a lake freighter which was headed for the Saint Lawrence.  It’s the dark […]

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Eric Florack on August 2nd, 2007

An interesting scenario has popped up over at Little Green Footballs which, I will quote to you in its entirety, since it’s a short one: Mahir Sherif, attorney for Nuradin Abdi (who pleaded guilty in Ohio yesterday to plotting a terror attack on a shopping mall), says his client only admitted guilt because the ignorant […]

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Eric Florack on August 2nd, 2007

Hey, Glenn, when you start making noises about MPG, and about getting a little too small for comfort, how about we talk about crash safety? I have, already. How about we talk about the idea that none of the vehicles you’re speaking about here, will survive the crash with a ten speed bike, and likely, […]

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Eric Florack on August 2nd, 2007

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) – Investigators trying to fill gaps in a case with daunting legal and forensic issues returned Wednesday to the home of a woman suspected of killing her newborn son and hiding the bodies of three other pre-term infants. Investigators must determine whether all four bodies found at the home were the […]

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davidl on August 2nd, 2007

Mrs. Clinton hinted that she would resume her husband’s failed practice of using million dollar missiles to blow up tents: But she did not rule out U.S. attacks inside Pakistan, citing the missile attacks her husband, then-President Bill Clinton, ordered against Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan in 1998.  “If we had actionable intelligence that Osama […]

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Interesting note, the other day from Rolling Stone’s Jeff Goodell: The great danger of confronting peak oil and global warming isn’t that we will sit on our collective asses and do nothing while civilization collapses, but that we will plunge after “solutions” that will make our problems even worse. Like believing we can replace gasoline […]

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Eric Florack on August 2nd, 2007

There seems to be an awful lot of speculation, this morning, as regards the cause of the bridge collapse in Minneapolis/Saint Paul. I guess it’s to be expected. Of course, the moonbats are already out, as I’ve pointed out already. But let’s get serious about this. Personally, I’m OK with sitting back and waiting for […]

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davidl on August 2nd, 2007

Thomas Lifton,in the American Thinker, indulges in some speculation.  Alas, it is delicious. Many on the left regard Rupert Murdoch, architect of the rise of Fox News Channel, as the anti-Christ. More accurately, Murdoch deserves the title of the anti-Pinch. Murdoch’s successful bid to take over Dow Jones & Company, publisher of Wall Street Journal, […]

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