Eric Florack on October 15th, 2007

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Eric Florack on October 15th, 2007

Cool. Haven’t had one of these in a while. I must be losing my touch.

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Eric Florack on October 15th, 2007

By way of Memorandum, I see a New York Times article from Richard Perez-Pena: Paul E. Steiger, who was the top editor of The Wall Street Journal for 16 years, and a pair of wealthy Californians are assembling a group of investigative journalists who will give away their work to media outlets. The nonprofit group, […]

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Eric Florack on October 15th, 2007

I am angry, tonight. Very angry indeed. October 15, 2007 — WASHINGTON -(NY Post) U.S. intelligence officials got mired for nearly 10 hours seeking approval to use wiretaps against al Qaeda terrorists suspected of kidnapping Queens soldier Alex Jimenez in Iraq earlier this year, The Post has learned. … In the early hours of May […]

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davidl on October 15th, 2007

Bit posted Lefty Fight Night earlier today. Well we already have the sequel. Matt Dudge is repoting the pending return of Don Imus. This is Dudge’s golden tidbit: Imus is said to be particularly incensed by Senator Hillary Clinton’s “shameless exploitation” of the Rutgers situation. More, Allah Pundit, Hot Air. Addendum I:(Bit) I will remind […]

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Eric Florack on October 15th, 2007

I get email, all the time asking me why I don’t like Ron Paul, and extolling his supposed virtues. I get the impression that they’re the product of an orginized effort on someone’s part, because they look like they were cut and pasted from one of those insult machines we see on the web from […]

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Eric Florack on October 15th, 2007

One of the best indications that there is problem in a particular subgroup in this country is when they start fighting amongst themselves.  That situation has long since started developing on the left.  Today’s evidence: In this corner, the champion of the flyweight division, Matt  Yglesias And in this corner, Mikey Kaus. The oddest part […]

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Eric Florack on October 15th, 2007

Earlier this morning I made mention of the spin of the Washington Post.  Now we come to the New York Times and for that we shouldn’t have to go further than Donald Luskin:   Deborah Solomon’s weekly short interviews in the New York Times Magazine are the most irritating possible example of the snotty, smarmy, […]

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davidl on October 15th, 2007

Paul Krugman, New York Times, has an column up on anthropogenic global warming.    As usual, Krugman is less than rational.  But heck, it is the Times, the sane need not apply. In Washington Monthly, Kevin Drumm, takes up Krugman’s cause: As Krugman notes, the extent to which conservatives have turned opposition to global warming science into […]

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Eric Florack on October 15th, 2007

From the WaPo, this morning: The U.S. military believes it has dealt devastating and perhaps irreversible blows to al-Qaeda in Iraq in recent months, leading some generals to advocate a declaration of victory over the group, which the Bush administration has long described as the most lethal U.S. adversary in Iraq. But rather than explore […]

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