Eric Florack on November 30th, 2008

The London Daily Mail’s Ian Gallagher: The only terrorist captured alive after the Mumbai massacre has given police the first full account of the extraordinary events that led to it – revealing he was ordered to ‘kill until the last breath’. Azam Amir Kasab, 21, from Pakistan, said the attacks were meticulously planned six months […]

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Eric Florack on November 29th, 2008

To a conservative, anyone who advocates building an ideal society by the use of reason-based theories is a ‘Utopian liberal’ because following Burke and Russel Kirk they do not believe in the unlimited power of reason. …. Some of Clark’s terms are just begging for trouble. “The unlimited power of reason” — look out. Well, […]

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Eric Florack on November 29th, 2008

I wish this guy issued transcripts.

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Eric Florack on November 29th, 2008

I was wondering, Billy. The only reason I didn’t call you was because I checked my tick sheet and your name came up a year ago. So, I kinda figured…

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Kudos to John Hawkins. I’ve spent some time the last few days tossing notes together for this sort of post, but Hawkins beat me to it: …the GOP absolutely cannot build a successful political party around “moderates.” Why is that the case? 1) What constitutes a “moderate” changes from person to person. That’s how people […]

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Eric Florack on November 29th, 2008

As of this morning, we now are making available to BitsBlog users, the News Factor Network. This feed will be a technology news feed, and we think you’ll find it of interest. Find it in the BitsBlog NewsRoom, along with literally hundreds of other news sources.

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davidl on November 29th, 2008

As of noon January 20, two things well happen;.  George W. Bush will depart Washington with his principles intact.   Whereas BO a/ka/a one a/k/a messiah a/k/a Barack Obama will assume the presidency with his principles already shattered, Bush as attributed by David Alexander, Reuters: “I would like to be a person remembered as a person who, […]

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davidl on November 28th, 2008

via Fox News So what do you call a whore who wantts to become a professional singer, Fox News: NEW YORK – Now that she’s done singing about Eliot Spitzer, Ashley Dupre is taking steps to get a real music career under way. An insider tells the New York Post’s Page Six that the former […]

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Eric Florack on November 28th, 2008

Welcome dear reader to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… the Nightly Ramble This is the time of year when I spend time reconsidering actually WRITING my cookbook, called “365 Uses for a Used Thanksgiving Turkey”. I’ve never gotten around to writing it. Not that I don’t have a fair amount of […]

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Eric Florack on November 28th, 2008

It must be, because…

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2008

The Lions lost again today. Ummm… 47 to 10. That’s a high school Basketball score… which is fitting because it appears to me that the local high school basketball team could beat the Lions at football. The Thanksgiving tradition in the NFL has been to put Detroit on the tube. Why? It’s not like they’ve […]

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2008

At some point, someone’s going to figure out that Islam is always at the center of these kind of attacks. Can we call radical Islam the real enemy, yet, without being pilloried for it?

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davidl on November 27th, 2008

This isn’t a very Thanksgiving like message.  Alas.  Such is the World in which we live. Memo to Barack Obama, a/k/a the One. a/k/a messiah, a/k/a BO, the the global terror is still being fought.   Fight it, or die of it.   Ignoring it, ala B.J. Clinton, will not make the jadists go away, Allah Pundit, […]

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2008

BitsBlog system upgrade to WordPress v2.6.5 is complete. No errors, no problems apparent. Just a few minor bugfixes in this upgrade, and a few code changes for security at the Linux level. Since this blog runs on a Windows server, you shouldn’t notice any difference. Addendum: (Bit): Looks like the MCE editor I installed a […]

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2008

Britt Hume a couple nights ago:   A traditional Thanksgiving meal between two elementary schools in Claremont, California, has parents in an uproar over costumes. The kindergarteners have long celebrated the holiday by dressing up as pilgrims and Native Americans and taking turns visiting the other school to share in a holiday feast, but parents […]

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