Eric Florack on August 16th, 2008

The doorbell rang at 3am. Mike Morel answered it and stood staring at 3 Marines . “You’re going to tell me my son is dead”, he said. “Yes, sir”, one of the Marines answered. “Was he in the front when he died”. “Yes, sir”, said the Marine. Said Mike Morel, “I always knew that’s where […]

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Eric Florack on August 16th, 2008

Decided I had such good luck with the theme changeout, that I’d press my luck and attempt the WordPress Upgarde to v2.6.1. All seems well.

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Eric Florack on August 16th, 2008

Ann Davis in the Wall Street Journal Yesterday: Data emerging on players in the commodities markets show that speculators are a larger piece of the oil market than previously known, a development enlivening an already tense election-year debate about traders’ influence. Last month, the main U.S. regulator of commodities trading, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, […]

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Eric Florack on August 16th, 2008

Ben Smith over at The Politco writes: The executives of a gay sex site are apparently more concerned about the perception that they’re associated with John McCain than McCain is about the association with them. The chairman of the board of Manhunt, the Cambridge-based hookup site, was forced to resign after reports that he gave […]

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Eric Florack on August 16th, 2008

Yeah, I know, I shouldn’t be changing the themes as often as I have the last couple weekends. Thing is the last one started acting a little unstable, where the links were concerned.  I think I like this one a little better, anyway… The red was a little harsh… I tend to try and stay […]

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Eric Florack on August 16th, 2008

I’ve noticed that there’s a bit of weirdness going on in the links on BitsBlog. Some links show as underlined and some do not. There’s no clear patter, yet what is what. Not quite sure what’s driving it. I’ve spent several hours already with the CSS and the problem isn’t there, I think. Looking at […]

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Eric Florack on August 16th, 2008

John Hawkins has a story up that you’re not going to hear from the Dinosaur Media. Wouldn’t want to offend our Muslim brethren, after all. Fox covered it, though. The guy’;s name: Mosab Hassan Yousef.  Jonathan Hunt interviewed him. I’d urge you to go and see. The points Yousef makes are of a kind to […]

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davidl on August 16th, 2008

Say what you will about the Barack Obama campaign, neither the canidate nor his campaign is grounded in reason.   Jeff Emanuel, Red State,  notes that the BO campaign has taken to calling a Nine Eleven Truther part of the Bush/Cheney Attack Machine. If you have followed the news the least bit since Nine Eleven and […]

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