Eric Florack on May 2nd, 2008

Word from just down the road in Buffalo, that Johnathan Cote was laid to rest today. Cote was a civilian worker in Iraq, who was kidnapped back in 06. A salute to you, and your co-workers, Jon, and your families.

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Eric Florack on May 2nd, 2008

I’m hearing an awful lot of speculation lately, as regards the reaction of the American public were Jeremiah Wright and Barrack Obama white. Certainly the reaction would be different. They’d be ignored. Forgive the observation, but we already have a name for whites who spew anti-white hatred. We call them “liberals”. The American people have […]

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Eric Florack on May 2nd, 2008

If you were here yesterday you’ll recall I spoke about the UN and a food shortage, and their response to it. In short, they begged for money and formed a comittee. Well, now via Fox news, we’re hearing that despite their usual cries of poverty, they were sitting on at least $1.22 BUSD That’s over […]

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davidl on May 2nd, 2008

Same entry point, Bits makes his point and  I make mine.  Congressmen will never take action to lower the price of gasoline as long as the taxpayer is paying for their gasoline.   The Breck Girl is right.   There are two Americas.   We have the America which works, Bill Vlasic, New York Times DETROIT — Soaring gas prices […]

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Eric Florack on May 2nd, 2008

The New York Times, this morning, as well as Breitbart are pushing the line about how small car sales are through the roof.  But not really. Bruce notes the Times link and says: Apparently this qualifies as news. Well, yeah, to the Times, and that should be your first clue, Bruce.  He makes the rather […]

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Eric Florack on May 2nd, 2008

Politico’s Mike Allen: The nation’s top Democrats are suddenly rushing to appear on the Fox News Channel, which they once had shunned as enemy territory as the nemesis of liberal bloggers. The detente with Fox has provoked a backlash from progressive bloggers, who contend the party’s leaders are turning their backs on the base — […]

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Eric Florack on May 2nd, 2008

Hume, last night: There are strong indications that much the world may soon experience a decrease in surface temperatures. A report by German scientists in Thursday’s issue of the journal ‘Nature’ says shifting Atlantic Ocean currents will cool parts of North America and Europe over the next decade. The results are similar to those of […]

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davidl on May 2nd, 2008

You can do it.  We can not help: May 1 (Bloomberg) — Home Depot Inc., the world’s biggest home-improvement retailer, will eliminate 1,300 jobs, close 15 stores and scrap plans for 50 more as the U.S. housing slump cripples sales.  Sixty-four more virgins needed: MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — U.S. missiles destroyed the house of the […]

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A Clive man drew gasps from fellow audience members at today’s presidential candidate forum by using a four-letter word in a question to Sen. John McCain. A member of the audience, identified as Marty Parrish of Clive, asked McCain during the event at the Polk County Convention Complex about a rumor that McCain had once […]

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