Eric Florack on March 15th, 2009

Reports from all over tonight, that Actor Ron Silver has died.  He’d been fighting cancer for some time.  Roger Simon, in writing some notes at Pajamas Media, tonight, remembers his friend; Then 9/11 came and Ron and I were thrown together once again. We were 9/11 Democrats. We talked on the phone about our journey […]

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Eric Florack on March 15th, 2009

And trust me, Barry, if you have to call the New York Times to explain yourself about why you’re not a socialist, you more probably are one # Bruce; I wonder if you might get a loud attempt at such from the UAW # Testing Treo on Twitter # testing #hhrs # BITSBLOG! http://bitsblog.theconservativereader.com #hhrs […]

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davidl on March 15th, 2009

A hero is a person who risks his life for a noble cause.   As such, Bruce Maloy was  a hero, Associated Press: SAMSON, Ala. – Many around Samson knew Bruce Maloy as their town’s comedian, a goodhearted, wiry little jokester who was always boasting about hitting it big someday. In life, he never really got […]

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davidl on March 15th, 2009

Light up the victory cigar.  Team Obama has surrendered.   Operation Hush Rush is history. Mike Allen, Politico: Beginning Sunday, the White House will harness every part of the Democratic Party’s machinery to defend President Obama’s budget and portray Republicans as reflexively political, according to party strategists. A participant in the planning meetings described the push as […]

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Eric Florack on March 15th, 2009

Interesting news on the energy front, today: VIENNA -Wall Street Journal- The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries on Sunday decided against new production cuts and urged its members to fully implement the output reductions the cartel announced in late 2008, Iraqi oil minister Hussein al-Shahristani and OPEC delegates said. “It’s a rollover, and they’ve urged […]

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Eric Florack on March 15th, 2009

An interesting article from Ronald D. Rotunda in the Chicago Tribune, this morning. Because some governors might not accept the money, Congress added a unique provision, in subsection 1607(b): “If funds provided to any State in any division of this Act are not accepted for use by the Governor, then acceptance by the State legislature, […]

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