davidl on June 2nd, 2008

I have not commented on Todd Purnam’s, Vanity Fair, piece on B.J. Clinton because in part I can’t bring myself to read such a long article.   However one of  Purnam’s points was that B.J. lacks self-displine.   Puffington Post  writer Mayhill Fowler discovered this fact for herself: The former president made the comment at a local campaign event […]

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Eric Florack on June 2nd, 2008

You really have to wonder what motivates people sometimes, when you see stories like this one. But… Obama could no more disown his church, than he could disown his…. Oh.. Wait. Never mind. Of Hamburgers, food police, and such. I commented on Susan Sarandon, the other night, about her threats to leave the United States […]

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Eric Florack on June 2nd, 2008

Story just moved on the AP wire, reporting that Bo Diddley has died. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – A spokeswoman says rock pioneer Bo Diddley has died. He was 79. The spokeswoman says Diddley died of heart failure Monday. He had suffered a heart attack in August 2007, three months after suffering a stroke while touring […]

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Eric Florack on June 2nd, 2008

PARIS -AP- Legendary designer Yves Saint Laurent, who reworked the rules of fashion by putting women into elegant pantsuits that came to define how modern women dressed, died Sunday evening, a longtime friend and associate said. He was 71 Pierre Berge said Saint Laurent died at his Paris home following a long illness. Oh, well.  […]

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Eric Florack on June 2nd, 2008

James Joyner points up that there’s no tape from Larry Johnson, yet. OTOH, he also points out that Larry’s servers are smoking hulks from the traffic this thing’s been getting. Aside from possibly explaining why no post from Johnson yet, it also calls to mind another factor which may be larger. Think back… during the […]

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Something from Political Punch catches my eye this morning: In another excerpt from Rev. Michael Pfleger’s sermon last Sunday, May 25, from the pulpit of Sen. Barack Obama’s now former church, Trinity United Church of Christ on the South side of Chicago, the longtime Obama associate condemns America for racism in fairly harsh terms. “Racism […]

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Eric Florack on June 2nd, 2008

I’ve been telling you that this oil bubble was about to break and we’d see some movement by midsummer. Well, guess what? The Times Herald is repoting: Last week, the price of crude oil futures actually went down, and there were signs that the dollar was strengthening. Additionally, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced that […]

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Eric Florack on June 2nd, 2008

The Telepgraph is reporting: A police community support officer ordered two Christian preachers to stop handing out gospel leaflets in a predominantly Muslim area of Birmingham. The evangelists say they were threatened with arrest for committing a “hate crime” and were told they risked being beaten up if they returned. The incident will fuel fears […]

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