Eric Florack on June 16th, 2008

I commented last night on the differences between what we see in Iowa and what we saw in Democrat-run New Orleans following Katrina. This vid is likely the best description of New Orleans I’ve seen yet, in it’s description of people’s tragic unwillingness to help themselves.

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Eric Florack on June 16th, 2008

This is a grammatically valid English sentence: Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo. It was discovered/invented in 1972 by University of Buffalo linguist William J. Rapaport. It means “Buffalo from the city of Buffalo that are intimidated by other buffalo from the city of Buffalo themselves intimidate a third group of buffalo, also […]

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I note Bruce McQuain pointing out yet another obvious case of anti-oil bias, this time from the AP. Well, big freakin’ shock, eh? I have long since become convinced that most of the anti-oil hysteria we see from the left and the press (A redundancy of the first order, that) is really anti-American hyteria, looking […]

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davidl on June 16th, 2008

Evidently the New York Times must pay John Heilemann by the word, and gee I thought piece work was illegal.   Heileman attempts to explain “The Fall and Rise of Hillary Clinton:” The victor and the vanquished are standing in a cluttered hallway backstage at the Washington Convention Center, conducting a conversation short and sweet-for one […]

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Eric Florack on June 16th, 2008

The New York Times reports: Tony Schwartz, a self-taught, sought-after and highly reclusive media consultant who helped create what is generally considered to be the most famous political ad to appear on television, died Saturday at his home in Manhattan. He was 84. That would be LBJ’s Daisy ads.   I was about to say […]

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Eric Florack on June 16th, 2008

From the LA Times this morning: In 2006, John F. Kerry explained the Senate’s 77-23 passage of the Iraq war resolution this way: “We were misled. We were given evidence that was not true.” On the campaign trail, Hillary Rodham Clinton dodged blame for her pro-war vote by claiming that “the mistakes were made by this […]

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davidl on June 16th, 2008

I don’t envy Steve Capus’president of NBC News task. .   Capua has a big set set of shoes to fill, no qualified replacenents on salary and no time to lose.    This is election season and Capus needs to fill the moderator chair on Meet the Press. Gary Levin,  Useless Toady: [Iim] Russert also proved a […]

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