Eric Florack on November 1st, 2007

Sorry about the display problems, earlier this evening. Some changes I made to the sidebar blew up. Basically, I inserted the line of code into the PHP one line too high. Should be OK now. BBCT to Bluto for catching it. Update 11/2/07 08:16 (Bit) Yecch. It never rains… IX Webhosting says they lost our […]

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Eric Florack on November 1st, 2007

TPM Muckraker says: Over the past several months, the U.S. attorney’s office in New Jersey has issued two grand jury subpoenas to former clients of Kay LiCausi, a lobbyist and former aide to Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ). The investigation, of course, is no secret, but after a controversy raged over subpoenas issued shortly before the […]

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Eric Florack on November 1st, 2007

IRAQI SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES DETAIN AQI COMMANDER, THREE OTHERS Posted: 31 Oct 2007 08:39 AM CDT IRAQI SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES DETAIN AQI COMMANDER, THREE OTHERS

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Eric Florack on November 1st, 2007

So we in looking around at the AP wire, we see Ted Kennedy has made his pronouncement: “I therefore intend to oppose this nomination,” Kennedy said in remarks prepared for the Senate floor. “Judge Mukasey appears to be a careful, conscientious and intelligent lawyer, and he has served our country honorably for many years. But […]

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Eric Florack on November 1st, 2007

(Sticky Post for 11/02/07) Always wanted to do something like this, and draining the swamp that Nancy Pelosi promised she’d fix seems a reasonable goal, since all it involves is simply highlighting how despite all the promises, Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats in BOTH houses of Congress simply are not getting the work of the […]

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Eric Florack on November 1st, 2007

By way of the Conservative Grapevine, we see Hewitt has an interview up with Huckabee. Huckabee has some serious problems, particularly with his insisting on raising gasoline taxes… like that’s what the American family needs is more taxes… over and about the $3.20 we’re already paying.  And that’s not the only tax he’s raised, of […]

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Eric Florack on November 1st, 2007

Gotta love it: From: The Dread Pundit Bluto To: Glenn Greenwald Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2007 12:52 PM Glenn, All fun and kidding aside (and this has been fun, at least for me), do you, for the record, categorically deny creating, causing to be created, or encouraging the creation of the alleged Boylan email? If […]

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Eric Florack on November 1st, 2007

 By way of the Conservative Grapevine…  The Superficial reports, not unexpectedly, that Britney Spears continues to circle the drain: Jive Records is officially giving up on trying to get Britney Spears to promote her new album. They’re not even planning a tour despite her single “Gimme More” topping the charts. The label realizes that Britney […]

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Eric Florack on November 1st, 2007

John Harris over at the Politico: Congressional Democrats certainly know the power of a throw-the-bums-out message. It vaulted them to power a year ago this week. Little wonder anxiety is boiling over inside the new majority as lawmakers ponder a succession of polls and reach an inescapable conclusion: Lots of people think they are bums, […]

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davidl on November 1st, 2007

As a canidate, Mrs. Clinton keeps repeating how tough she is.    Yet every time Mrs. Clinton is attacted, her campaign whines like a little girl.   Case in point, Mrs. Clinton’s campaign response to her debacle in Philly.   Hat tip:  Jim Gerhagrty,  National Review. Note while Mrs. Clinton moans about the Politics of Pile-On, she piles on President Bush every […]

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Eric Florack on November 1st, 2007

The always worthwhile Michael Yon “Al Qaeda in Iraq is defeated,” according to Sheik Omar Jabouri, spokesman for the Iraqi Islamic Party and a member of the widespread and influential Jabouri Tribe. Speaking through an interpreter at a 31 October meeting at the Iraqi Islamic Party headquarters in downtown Baghdad, Sheik Omar said that al […]

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Eric Florack on November 1st, 2007

And of course (big shocker that this is) BitsBlog isn’t on it. But here’s the list for what it’s worth. And by the way, I’m with Jules on this one… How in the world is Ballon Juice by ANY measure a ‘conservative blog’? Cole’s not being a Republican anymore isn’t the cause of him not […]

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davidl on November 1st, 2007

Father of slain Marine wins court judgment against Fred Phelps. Michelle Malkin has the background: Father of slain Marine wins case against foul Phelps family The normally rational Ed Morrissey, Captain’s Quarters, leads a long list of bloggers who condon using the power of the state to suppress speech they deem offensive: Free speech doesn’t […]

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Eric Florack on November 1st, 2007

It’s as I said yesterday… the left… and this of course includes the press, is truly worried about Hillary Clinton getting the Democratic Party nod. How else would something like this appear in anything to do with the New York Times? A day after she appeared to struggle to give her views on the subject, […]

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