Eric Florack on January 8th, 2008

McCain is up over Romney by seven, says Fox. Clinton’s up by 3% over Obama, but it’s too early to call at this writing.

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davidl on January 8th, 2008

An unprecedented eight years of on-the-job training in the White House? Ahem… Gloria? Can you say anything about the feminist issues entailed in a woman running for the presidency on her husband’s accomplishments? If not, you’re speaking as a Clinton partisan and not as someone who wants to seriously engage with feminism. Ann Althouse.

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2008

There’s apparently a video out showing those Iranian boats attacking US warships. No working links to the vid itself, yet. An Honorable Mention at the OTB Caption Contest. Hillary Clinton’s always a good target. Two folks talking at work today about that 150in Plasma TV Panasonic is showing off with at the CES…. “I wish […]

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2008

The New Republic’s servers, apparently, are having some problems with the load this article on Ron Paul and his racist past (And present!) is generating.  You can understand why. And after reading it you can also understand why the Paulbots are in full cry. Now, certainly a liberal paper like TNR is going to come […]

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davidl on January 8th, 2008

Margaret Carlson, on Mrs. Clinton’s tears and temper tantrums: Jan. 8 (Bloomberg) — The Clintons have a steep hill to climb in New Hampshire. Like parents who know better, they have to convince voters that the guy they’ve fallen in love with isn’t good for them Hat Tip:  Real Clear Politics.

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davidl on January 8th, 2008

Gloria Steinem gives the gender feminist moo of the day in the New York Times. So why is the sex barrier not taken as seriously as the racial one? The reasons are as pervasive as the air we breathe: because sexism is still confused with nature as racism once was. Well, there is far greater […]

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2008

Hume last night: An inmate in the Pueblo County, Colorado jail who was injured during his second escape, is suing the county and several officials because the jail was not secure enough to prevent him from breaking out. A local TV station reports Scott Anthony Gomez Jr. says he told the sheriff after his first […]

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2008

So, New Jersey has ‘apologized’ for slavery, says Michelle Malkin. They’re not sorry for repealing the death penalty against the wishes of victims’ families of all races and backgrounds, but New Jersey lawmakers are offering an apology for slavery centuries ago: New Jersey tonight joined a list of states that have apologized for slavery, after […]

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2008

Doctor Thomas Sowell is always a great read. Today’s no exception. (Real Clear Politics) By far the best presentation as a candidate, among all the candidates in both parties, is that of Barack Obama. But if he actually believes even half of the irresponsible nonsense he talks, he would be an utter disaster in the […]

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2008

In reading this bit last night from ABC’s blogs, I got to thinking a bit more about this Hillary Clinton tear festival we were all treated to repeatedly, yesterday. Let’s look at the quotes from that scene: “It’s not easy, it’s not easy, and I couldn’t do it if I just didn’t passionately believe it […]

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2008

A couple dead, 64/40 is closed in St Louis, says KMOX.

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2008

The Toronto Sun yesterday contains an article you should read if you’re taking the Kyoto nonsense seriously.

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