Eric Florack on October 21st, 2007

Sad news from Dallas, tonight…. Army Spc. John Austin Johnson seemed to have a gift for evading tragedy. During two years in Iraq, the soldier from Fort Bliss, in West Texas, survived five improvised explosive device blasts and several grenade attacks. “A lot of people go through one IED and don’t survive,” said Army Sgt.  […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2007

Sherman Fredrick in the Las Vegas Review Journal:   The political headline of last week, “Reid’s popularity falls among Nevadans,” wasn’t all that surprising. Nevada‘s never been particularly wild about Harry Reid. But he’s always managed to cobble enough of a constituency to ward off opponents, even if by the narrowest of margins. The surprise […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2007

Gee… sounds like a movie title, huh? Just a quick note; Chris Muir’s Day by Day should be back online tommrow.. a week early as I gather it. Nice to have him back in the mix.

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2007

Mark Steyn today: Last Thursday, Nancy Pelosi, as is the fashion, used the phrase “the children” like some twitchy verbal tic, a kind of Democrat Tourette’s syndrome: “This is a discussion about America’s children … We could establish ourselves as the children’s Congress … Come forward on behalf of the children … I tried to […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2007

This is Molly, enjoying the morning sunshine streaming through the window, the other morning.  On sunny mornings this is her favorite spot to sit. I just missed catching her with all four feet in the air… her usual position. That’s the camper in the driveway, behind her.

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2007

The Jawa report:   Exposed as the quote-mining, lying little wingnuts that they are, the site monitors have resorted to stiffling dissent. Just a little too much dissent going on over there – only those echoing the leftwing mantras and who aren’t pointing out their lies are permitted. Apparently, being called out on their lies as […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2007

Captain Ed says:  Louisiana elected its governor on the first ballot for the first time in recent memory, and the voters sent a message to the corrupt Democratic machine at the same time. Bobby Jindal, who narrowly lost a runoff four years ago, becomes the first Indian-American governor of a state after prevailing against a […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2007

The London Times reports a cat may end up getting between Hillary Clinton and the White House… AS THE “first pet” of the Clinton era, Socks, the White House cat, allowed “chilly” Hillary Clinton to show a caring, maternal side as well as bringing joy to her daughter Chelsea. So where is Socks today? Once […]

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From The Telegraph today : A headteacher has defended her decision to investigate an allegation that a four-year-old boy was guilty of racism during a game of chase. Anne Phipps acted after Rocky Smith spat at a 10-year-old black boy on the school’s playing field. She said she had no choice but to pursue the […]

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davidl on October 21st, 2007

Mark Steyn points out that the Democrats are using “for the children” as a sort of twisted version of Tourette’s syndrome.  [link added] Gaius, Blue Crab Boulevard.

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davidl on October 21st, 2007

Pinch Sulzberger can not understand how having your child’s school giving your child blessings to be sexually active, with neither your knowledge or consent would upset you.   Katie Zezima, New York Times: PORTLAND, Me., Oct. 19 — Carissa Porcaro, a student at King Middle School here, did not hide her feelings about the Portland school board’s […]

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davidl on October 21st, 2007

The Associated Press reports  non-news as if it were news: NEW YORK (AP) – Harry Potter fans, the rumors are true: Albus Dumbledore, master wizard and Headmaster of Hogwarts, is gay. J.K. Rowling, author of the mega-selling fantasy series that ended last summer, outed the beloved character Friday night while appearing before a full house […]

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Eric Florack on October 21st, 2007

Adkins is trying again: As my “About Me” page tells, I am a Christian, Although, sometimes, I don’t act like it. Anyway, I have started back to doing my Daily Bible reading. I stopped when I parted ways with the last Church I was in. I really allowed that situation to drive me away from […]

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