Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

I note Boortz, yesterday, looking at this Michael Vick business with his usual jaundiced eye: Now .. here’s the laugh of the week. Vick’s attorney is Billy Martin.  Here’s what Martin had to say to the press after Vick disappeared behind the barbed wire: “From the beginning, Mr. Vick has accepted responsibility for his actions, […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

The question is, repeatedly of late when Ron Paul was going to denounce the tinfoil crowd led by Master Troofer, Alex Jones.  The answer, apparently is “not very soon”. Which is approximately the same time he’ll have my support. The screaming about this has been going on for weeks now, and frankly there is no […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

Rick Moran over at Pajamas Media discussing what went wrong with Fred Thompson’s campaign, as if it’s a post mortem. it’s a worthy read, which I commend to you. Personally I am not quite so convinced that the whole situation is a flop.  As Rick himself points out, Fred Thompson has always been a strong […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

After about 24 hours of watching the left trying to make something of a snippet of Scott McClellan’s new book… it turns out out that there wasn’t any ‘there’ there… WASHINGTON -(AP)- Former White House spokesman Scott McClellan does not believe President Bush lied to him about the role of White House aides I. Lewis […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

An amazing admission from Paul Krugman: As for what I wrote in 1996: the world looked very different then. On one side, Social Security projections were much more pessimistic than they are now, basically because the projections assumed that the 1973-1995 era of very slow productivity growth would go on forever. On the other side, […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

Bryan at HotAir  And he says this as tangible progress is being made toward victory. The Washington Times has led on this story all day and now provides video along with a roundup of reaction. This week, around our Thanksgiving tables, there will be two families: One who say they support the troops, and they […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

Right Wing News reminds us why John McCain isn’t fit for the office of President: “If you don’t agree with the “Gang of 14″ solution then I am not your candidate and you should vote for someone else.” — John McCain Fade to black.

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Uh-Oh… It appears DiFi is up to her knees in serious trouble with her own supporters. Says Michelle: The nutroots are unhinged over Calif. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s recent votes to confirm Bush attorney general Michael Mukasey and federal appeals court judge Leslie Southwick. Far left members of the Democrat Party in the Golden State attempted […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

COALITION FORCES FIND EXECUTION SITE, LARGE CACHE; EIGHT KILLED, 13 DETAINED Posted: 19 Nov 2007 12:09 PM CST COALITION FORCES FIND EXECUTION SITE, LARGE CACHE; EIGHT KILLED, 13 DETAINED IRAQI FORCES, U.S. SPECIAL FORCES DETAIN TWO EXTREMISTS IN AS SA’DIYAH Posted: 19 Nov 2007 10:44 AM CST IRAQI FORCES, U.S. SPECIAL FORCES DETAIN TWO EXTREMISTS […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

Lest anyone think the Oil for Food business has gone away, The NY SUN will disabuse you of that notion straight away: A Switzerland-based oil trading company has pleaded guilty to paying $13 million in kickbacks to the Iraqi government in violation of the U.N. oil-for-food program’s rules, the Manhattan district attorney, Robert Morgenthau, announced […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

Jim Wren, who runs PoliSat.com, passes this one along… It’s video…. great stuff. (Side note to Jim… You’re better off using the feedback address.)

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

An elderly couple had dinner at another couple’s house, and after eating, the wives left the table and went into the kitchen. The two gentlemen were talking, and one said, “Last night we went out to a new restaurant and it was really great. I would recommend it very highly.” The other man said, “What […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

If you want to know what the Democratic presidential candidates and the Democratic Party believe, the debates, often derided as intellectually inconsequential, reveal a great deal. The problem is that news media almost never report the most important statements the candidates make. That is Dennis Prager the other day .at Townhall.com. From this point he […]

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davidl on November 21st, 2007

I doubt Tony Blankley reads Bitsblog, but he acts as if he did.   In the Washington Times, Blankley questions Mrs. Clinton’s experience:   Having spent much of my adult life in politics, it would be silly at this late date to be shocked by the discovery of insincerity and misleading statements coming from leading candidates for […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

Dale Franks, this morning notes that while Ron Paul has come out with a statement about racism. And Dale, analytical type that he is, parses the statement out and finds it wanting: Mr. Paul seems to be making the old argument that “government is the problem”. And all to often that argument is true. But, […]

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