davidl on June 3rd, 2008

Ryan Flinn reports the downside of legalized dope: June 3 (Bloomberg) — Dr. William Courtney says he has prescribed marijuana to more than 2,000 patients in Mendocino County, California, taking advantage of a measure passed eight years ago to decriminalize pot and allow the possession of as many as 25 plants. Residents of the county […]

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Did you see this about Pfleger? Michelle Malkin points this up, today: Say it with me: Boo-freaking-hoo. Via the Chicago Sun-Times’ Cathleen Falsani: Pfleger has apologized for “the words that I chose” and for “my dramatization.” Pfleger told me he called the Clinton campaign to apologize directly but had not heard back from Clinton or […]

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davidl on June 3rd, 2008

It is oil and it is not controled by the federal government.   Anthony Effinger has details of the Bakken oil formation: June 3 (Bloomberg) — John Bartelson, who smokes Marlboro Lights through fingers blackened with tractor grease, may look like an average wheat farmer. He isn’t. He’s one of North Dakota’s new oil barons. No moose, […]

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Oil prices fell by almost $2 a barrel this evening after the US Federal Reserve said a weak dollar had fuelled inflation in the US. This suggested the Fed is not likely to cut interest rates further this year. US crude was down $1.84 at $125.92 while London Brent crude fell $1.72 to $126.30. One […]

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Eric Florack on June 3rd, 2008

PARIS -AP- Brigitte Bardot was convicted Tuesday of provoking discrimination and racial hatred for writing that Muslims are destroying France. A Paris court also handed down a $23,325 fine against the former screen siren and animal rights campaigner. The court also ordered Bardot to pay $1,555 in damages to MRAP. Bardot’s lawyer, Francois-Xavier Kelidjian, said […]

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I see where Obama’s suppsoedly ex-church has managed somehow to secure  $15mUSD in grants from the federal government. Gee, I wonder how THAT could happen? Details: FOX News has learned that over the last 15 years, Trinity has received at least $15 million in grants from the federal government — in other words, taxpayer money. Records […]

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Hume last night: Some recent surveys suggest a striking gap between liberals and conservatives on the issue of honesty. Polling by an organization called The World Values Survey posed the question, “Is it OK to cheat on your taxes?” Fifty-seven percent of those who described themselves as “very liberal” said “yes”, compared with only 20 […]

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An interesting admission on this Obama tape thing I mentioned yesterday and the day before, from Jim Geraghty at NRO: The preponderance of the evidence now suggests that there’s nothing there. One of the arguments that made me think there was some fire amid the smoke was the statement on Booman Tribune, attempting to explain […]

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I make no secret of the fact that I think Bob Barr to be a nut case taht I want nowhere near the White House, even on a tour f the place, but give the man credit, for this at least: Yesterday, James Buchanan posted a racist Barr endorsement at WhiteCivilRights: A vote for Bob […]

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Eric Florack on June 3rd, 2008

Apparently Robert Byrd has been hospitalized: U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd was admitted to a hospital Monday evening because of a high temperature, his spokesman said. “He came into the office today, and he was a little sluggish,” said Jesse Jacobs. After a vote at 5:30 p.m., Byrd went home, where his caregiver took his […]

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