Eric Florack on June 25th, 2008

“$4 a gallon is the best news this country has had in a very long time. Here’s to $5. It’s the only way Americans will ever learn.” Sullivan: “The Joy Of $4 A Gallon”. It’s just wonderful that we are all blessed with such care and concern, from a man who doesn’t drive a car. […]

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Eric Florack on June 25th, 2008

My older boy is graduating from High school tonight. I will doubtless blog about this further, on Sunday,¬† but I thought I should make note of the milestone. I’ve noted lately that they’ve been going by a bit faster. Another Honorable mention at OTB’s caption contest. From just down the road in Buffalo, comes word¬† […]

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Eric Florack on June 25th, 2008

Consistancy, as I like to say here, is only a virtue if you’re not a total screwup. Bruce Bawer has a note today over at Pajamas Media that reminds us that the New York Times has been fairly consistant in it’s anti-American slant. In this case, the main topic is The Times and it’s slant […]

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Bruce explains the reaction of Congress to our gas prices very well, indeedL Why do you suppose Congressional leaders are spending all their time blaming current oil prices on speculators, price gougers and OPEC? Because if they addressed the real problem – supply and demand – it is they who are at fault for not […]

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Eric Florack on June 25th, 2008

Me at OTB just now: Every major scientific body in the entire world is on the same ‘side’ on this one. And any payola to Hansen or any influence of Gore is far outweighed by Exxon-Mobil paying for the science they want, and the Bush administration’s documented efforts to politicize science. The desperation is palpable. […]

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From several sources, this morning: Barack Obama is not legally a U.S. natural-born citizen according to the law on the books at the time of his birth, which falls between “December 24, 1952 to November 13, 1986? Presidential office requires a natural-born citizen if the child was not born to two U.S. citizen parents, which […]

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Eric Florack on June 25th, 2008

Hume last night: Barack Obama’s first general election ad says about 46 seconds in that the Illinois senator passed laws that “extended health care for wounded troops who’d been neglected.” The ad “Country I Love”, which was released Friday, provides a citation at the bottom of the screen which reads “Public Law 110 – 181.” […]

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