From The Canadian Press: HAMILTON— A critically-ill premature-born baby from Hamilton is all alone in a Buffalo, N.Y., hospital after she was turned away for treatment at local facility and transferred across the border without her parents, who don’t have passports. Ava Stinson was born Thursday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, 14 weeks premature. A provincewide […]

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Eric Florack on June 27th, 2009

Some of you, earlier this evening, will have noticed some strange goings on with the look and feel of the blog. What happened was that  was tinkering, trying to set up a user-level theme switcher.  It’s not working, yet, but I’m close. I’ve got the basic functions, but not the look I want in each […]

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Eric Florack on June 27th, 2009

Not that I ever read the  man’s column in anything like regularity, but it’s interesting to note the amount of smoke rising from the ears of his readers, and from Washington Post editors, as regards his recent decision to terminate his contract. Amusing in the extreme, to note the lengths to which both Froomkin and […]

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From the Washington Post this morning, comes word that the Obama administration is asserting it’s right to hold detainees involved in a wartime situation indefinitely.  There are several angles on this, so stay with me here. Obama administration officials, fearing a battle with Congress that could stall plans to close the U.S. prison at Guantanamo […]

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davidl on June 27th, 2009

Jackson, Eric rambled quite a bit about the late Michael Jackson.   Much too much to quote. First some perspective.   Did I tell you I hate Jonah Goldberg.  Nobody should be able to write his well at one thirty in the morning.    Goldberg finds the media reaction to Jackson passing overdone, via National Review: Generally speaking, […]

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