Eric Florack on February 9th, 2008

Bluto observes: From the Timesonline: A government minister has warned that inbreeding among immigrants is causing a surge in birth defects – comments likely to spark a new row over the place of Muslims in British society. Phil Woolas, an environment minister, said the culture of arranged marriages between first cousins was the “elephant in […]

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davidl on February 9th, 2008

Is the Reverend Jesse Jackson available to forgive David Shuster?  Mrs. Clinton in a letter to MSNBC: “Nothing justifies the kind of debasing language that David Shuster used and no temporary suspension or half-hearted apology is sufficient. “I would urge you to look at the pattern of behavior on your network that seems to repeatedly lead […]

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Eric Florack on February 9th, 2008

Bluto notes: From San Francisco’s KNTV: BERKELEY, Calif. — As six Republican senators devised a plan to yank $2.3 million in federal funding for Berkeley programs, the mayor of the famously liberal city apologized Wednesday for his hard stance against a Marine recruiting center. Looks like talk isn’t always cheap, especially when the talk involves […]

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Eric Florack on February 9th, 2008

I see John Hawkins as an interview up with the good doctor. It’s a great read, as is anything to to with Dr. Sowell.

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Eric Florack on February 9th, 2008

Been toying with UBUNTU for a bit now. Currently on 710 with Gnome.  Finding that it won’t recognize the Intel 801e vid card. Anyone else have this problem, and solve it?

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Eric Florack on February 9th, 2008

Jeanne Cummings over at The Politico: With John McCain poised to win the Republican nomination, Democrats are already gathering ammunition to use against him in the general election.In more than a few instances, the best fodder has been provided by the candidate himself. A case in point: As the economy was rising late last year […]

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Eric Florack on February 9th, 2008

Coalition forces capture Special Groups leader, detain four total suspects Posted: 08 Feb 2008 04:11 AM CST BAGHDAD, Iraq (Feb. 7, 2008) â?? Coalition forces captured a suspected Special Groups leader and detained three other suspects late Thursday during operations to disrupt criminal networks in the Mashru area, south of Baghdad.

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davidl on February 9th, 2008

Modern liberalism is so rooted in identity politics – approved tribes and unapproved tribes – that even its ideas  (“tolerance”, “diversity”) extend only to favored groups.          Mark Steyn, National Review.

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