davidl on December 27th, 2008

[S]he has no experience, no consistent voting record, and no views of her own. I suspect Governor Paterson is wondering how he’s going to wriggle out of selecting someone so embarrassingly unsuited for office. It doesn’t really sound so great to declare, “Well she’s rich and nice and has powerful relatives.” But the sad truth […]

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Eric Florack on December 27th, 2008

Granted that RCA is a brand that doesn’t mean what it once did. These days, the name is owned by Thompson, who sells consumer goods under the name. Good they’re keeping it alive, and they’re to be commended for that. But frankly, the magic isn’t what it was. Back in the day, though, they were […]

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Eric Florack on December 27th, 2008

GAZA CITY —(New York Times) The Israeli Air Force on Saturday launched a massive attack on Hamas targets throughout Gaza in retaliation for the recent heavy rocket fire from the area, hitting mostly security headquarters, training compounds and weapons storage facilities… Wait a sec. Retaliation for WHAT rocket attacks? Why is it we never hear […]

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Eric Florack on December 27th, 2008

(CNN) — President-elect Barack Obama visited military personnel and their families enjoying Christmas dinner at a Marine Corps base in Hawaii Thursday during his holiday vacation. Obama went to Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneohe Bay on Oahu where he mingled with Marines and sailors. Obama and the troops also had a traditional dinner including turkey, […]

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