How does one prepare for the unexpected, which is by definition, unpredictable? Apparently, you don’t. Chuck Simmins makes mention of a WMD course that was less than successful. Sounds rather like a problem with the teacher, to me, but then this is NY state, where idiocy knows no bounds. Saw a hybrid camping trailer, heading […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2008

Britt Hume last night: And an artist in Portland, Oregon has stuck a 23-foot needle into the ground by the Willamette River and hopes to plant more. Adam Kuby says it’s a really large version of acupuncture. Kuby says he wants to help the city rejuvenate its “chi” — its vital energy. “It’s a visual […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2008

(On a Jeep that’s been set up for rock crawling… mounted upside-down:) If You Can Read This, blame my spotter  

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2008

Gerson at the WaPo: There are few things in American politics more irrationally ideological, more fanatically faith-based, than the accusation that Republicans are conducting a “war on science.” According to Hillary Clinton, the Bush administration has declared “open season on open inquiry.” “When I am president,” she promises, “scientific integrity will not be the exception; […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2008

NEW YORK —(AP via Fox)- A sadistic gang of police impersonators abducted and tortured scores of East Coast cocaine traffickers, forcing them to hand over multimillion-dollar stashes by threatening to squeeze their testicles with pliers, authorities said Tuesday.An indictment unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn charged eight men with robbery conspiracy, drug dealing and an […]

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davidl on May 7th, 2008

Bit finally wrote a subject which I can weigh in on: I’ve always liked Tim Horton’s, myself, Michelle. I believe Michelle has a rather good reason to patron Dunkin Donuts rather than Tim Horton Donuts, lack of choice.   There simply are no THD in Maryland.   You can’t eat what you can’t get. Living amongst what seems […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2008

Armbinder last night says it pretty well: Forget the horse race numbers for a moment: if the surveys are accurate, the polarization within the Democratic Party has reached critical levels. Nearly six in ten Obama supporters in Indiana say they would be dissatisfied if Clinton were the nominee — that’s (I believe) the high percentage […]

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