Eric Florack on April 23rd, 2008

I was just listening to a fairly uninspired discussion on NPR about race and the coverage of the Democratic primary (while driving to the airport). One interesting tidbit from the Washington Post’s Kevin Merida is that the Obama campaign has met with some serious racial antagonism in Pennsylvania. How extensive it was I couldn’t gather […]

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davidl on April 23rd, 2008

The Associated  Press is reporting: AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – An Amsterdam publishing house said Wednesday it will release a biography of Jesus written by filmmaker Paul Verhoeven. Verhoeven is best known as the director of blockbuster films including Basic Instinct and Robocop, but he is also a member of Jesus Seminar, a group of scholars and […]

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I was a little more than slightly tounge in cheek when I suggested last night that it would take a week for the primary returns to show up. We’ve seen it take just that long in other cases this cycle, and longer. Given the speed with which the returns popped up last night, the change […]

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davidl on April 23rd, 2008

You gotta give Jimmy Carter credit.   While Carter lacks brains, he sure has balls.   Fresh off being shown to be a liar by Hamas, Carter has called Condoleezza Rice a liar, Steve Gilbert, Sweetness & Light: We are expected to believe Ms. Rice over a man who has seen a UFO and been attacked by a […]

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Eric Florack on April 23rd, 2008

Actually a sign over a friend’s desk: “Warning: My staring incredulously at you should not be taken as any indication of my actually being interested in what you’re saying.”

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davidl on April 23rd, 2008

The assualt on freedom continues in Canada.   Ezra Levant reports that Mark Steyn has come to aid of his fellow victims of the Canadian Human Rights Commission, : Mark has generously offered to support our legal defence through the sales of his books and other merchandise. Until midnight tonight, he is donating his entire profit — […]

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Eric Florack on April 23rd, 2008

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Paul Davis, a singer and songwriter whose soft rock hit “I Go Crazy” stayed on the charts for months after its release in 1977, died Tuesday. He was 60.Davis’ other popular hits included “65 Love Affair;” “You’re Still New To Me,” a country duet with Marie Osmond; and “Ride ‘Em Cowboy.” […]

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Eric Florack on April 23rd, 2008

Victor Davis Hanson pretty much agrees with my read of Clinton’s PA win last night: Hillary won just enough to show that it is ludicrous to oust a 10-point winner at this late junction, but not quite the blow-out that might cause a stampede to her in the next few states. He goes on from […]

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Eric Florack on April 23rd, 2008

Interesting bit in NewsBusters, this morning…. By the way, NewsBusters is a regular read here, and soon as I geta  few seconds I’ll add it to the list…. anyway… It seems that, despite unemployment edging up everywhere else in the country,  unemployment in Oklahoma has been dropping rather quickly. And we’ve not been told about […]

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Eric Florack on April 23rd, 2008

Sorry, but I’m not impressed with Hillary Clinton’s showing, last night. On that point let me stress that it doesn’t change much, in terms of the nomination and who gets it. She’s kept herself afloat, but that’s about it.  Lest there be any doubt on my position, here…  I’ll certainly never be a Hillary Clinton […]

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Eric Florack on April 23rd, 2008

It’s a famous scene from a great movie… Mel Brooks’ “Blazing Saddles”… where Slim Pickens and his band rustlers, cut throats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperados, mugs, pugs, thugs, nitwits, halfwits, dimwits, vipers, snipers, con men, Indian agents, Mexican bandits, muggers, buggers, bushwhackers, hornswagglers, train robbers, shit kickers and Methodists, roar up to destroy the town,  […]

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