davidl on May 25th, 2010

Unanimous finding of the Senate Intelligence Committee: The Senate Intelligence Committee found 14 intelligence failures leading up to the attempted Christmas Day attack aboard Northwest Airlines Flight 253 over Detroit, according to an unclassified report released today. Link. Why is Obama failing to deal with oil disaster? From Jill, Pundit & Pundette: A consensus has […]

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Eric Florack on January 9th, 2010

The LA Times is reporting: Art Clokey, the creator of the whimsical clay figure Gumby, died in his sleep Friday at his home in Los Osos, Calif., after battling repeated bladder infections, his son Joseph said. He was 88. Clokey and his wife, Ruth, invented Gumby in the early 1950s at their Covina home shortly […]

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on January 3rd, 2010

JonesToTheGrindstone.com It’s Friday night, already past 10, and the line to get in is forming. Everybody has got their best face forward–carefully selected images. No ugly faces. Everyone has their most put out there and their words carefully chosen. You can reel-in anything you conveyed before you send it out into the public: start to […]

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davidl on December 15th, 2009

Why is gender feminism dying?  Because the men the  gender feminists demand are nothing like the men women want.   Robert Stacy McCain explores Gone with the Wind at seventy.    So while Rhett Butler is the male chauvinist  sexist pig that gender feminist profess to hate, Butler was created by the pen of a woman.

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davidl on July 9th, 2009

Enough of the Wacko Jacko mania,  Mrs. Pelosi puts an end to the nonsesee of a House resolution, honoring the departed Michael Jackson, from Susan Davis, Wall Street Journal: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made it clear today that she disagrees with Texas Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee on whether the House should vote on a resolution […]

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davidl on June 11th, 2009

A celebutard and her money are soon parted.   What some girls will do to avoid becoming part of Letterman’s monologue.  TMZ is reporting with baited breath: Chastity Bono — Becoming a Man Chastity Bono, civil rights advocate, journalist, author and musician, is in the early stages of changing his gender — transitioning from female to […]

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davidl on May 13th, 2009

Rush Limbaugh He is called the Great One for good reason.    Where some were expecting a full throated frontal attack on Wanda Syles, or, like me, an attack on the one, Limbaugh caught both his fans and critics flat footed.   In his intro on Monday, Limbaugh kept playing the words of Barack Obama, video: Text […]

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Eric Florack on March 17th, 2009

Most people had already heard about Natasha Richardson’s ski accident in Canada, and her head injuries. The NY Post is now reporting: Actress Natasha Richardson is brain dead, after falling in a ski accident in Canada, friends told The Post today. Liam Neeson, husband of the Broadway and screen star, left shooting of his movie […]

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Eric Florack on December 29th, 2008

Word on the wire is that Freddie Hubbard has passed on. The LA Times blog has it this way: Freddie Hubbard died today at Sherman Oaks Hospital as a result of a heart attack suffered in late November. His name might not blow up the same marquee lights as that of the late Eartha Kitt, […]

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Eric Florack on May 8th, 2008

The Tennessee Plowboy is gone. NASHVILLE, Tenn. —AP-    Eddy Arnold, whose mellow baritone on songs like “Make the World Go Away” made him one of the most successful country singers in history, died Thursday morning, days short of his 90th birthday. Arnold died at a care facility near Nashville, said Don Cusic, a professor at […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2008

Noted a resturant review over the weekend in the New York Times… and wouldn’t have said much at all, except that it got so bad with it’s left-leaning, that even left leaner, Ezra Klein can’t stand it anymore.  Yes, that’s really saying something. They decided to use their perch at the Times, to unload on […]

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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2008

Word from Scott Fybush, this monring, that Big Ron O’Brien has passed on.  Ron was a great one, and held court at some of the great stations of the country. I recall catching his show several times on WCFL, back when that station actually meant something,a nd again at WNBC before Alan Combs decided they […]

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President George W. Bush is a foul-mouthed, reformed drunk obsessed with baseball, Saddam Hussein and a conflicted relationship with his dad. Or at least that’s how he’s portrayed in the script for Oliver Stone’s upcoming feature “W.”But how accurate is that depiction? As the film preps for its April 21 start date, The Hollywood Reporter […]

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Eric Florack on March 3rd, 2008

You know it’s a slow news week when the MSM starts dragging out the old standby about how the Hell’s Angles were planning on killing Mick Jagger after Altamont. Maybe it’s easier than actually covering pols misdeeds. I’ve been hearing that story since the middle 70’s, guys. Comon. This is news?

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davidl on February 1st, 2008

As it stands, as of Noon 20 January next, well have a President who does not believe in personal liberty.  I find that thought more chilling than this morning’s ice storm. I give B.J. Clinton, but not Mrs. Clinton, credit for one thing.   B.J. recognized  that fighting anthropogenic global warming will require dampening down our economy.  In  […]

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