davidl on May 8th, 2010

How’s that “reset” button working for ya, Mrs. Clinton? From Luke Harding, Guardian(UK): Vladimir Putin has snubbed both the Prince of Wales and the US vice-president, Joe Biden, by refusing to allow them to attend a parade in Red Square marking the 65th anniversary of the end of the second world war, the Guardian has […]

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davidl on April 13th, 2010

President David J. Skorton if you value freedom and human liberty, tear down this fence.   Cornell is suppose to be an institution of higher learning and not a eastern bloc prison camp. Hat tip photo:  Rochester, NY, Democrat and Chronicle.

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Eric Florack on March 17th, 2010

After being gone for a month, from around here, I find that I am terribly behind in my reading, and even further behind in my commentary on that reading. Almost instantaneously on dropping the clutch on this backlog comes Ithaca NY native,  and friendly voice, Billy Beck: “If people in Ithaca seem inured to suicide, […]

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Eric Florack on March 25th, 2009

Ann Althouse says it well: “If you read his opinion [in Lawrence v. Texas], he thinks it’s a good idea for two consenting adults who happen to be gay to be locked up because he is so disapproving of gay people.” (Barney Frank) Well, Barney, I have read that opinionmany times, and I know that […]

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Eric Florack on October 29th, 2008

I’ll bet she campaigned on openness in government, and this is simply her version of it.

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davidl on March 31st, 2008

Matthew Daneman, writing the the Rochester, NY Democrat and Chronicle: More than 60 years after cultural icon Rosie the Riveter symbolized women’s emergence in the workplace, the state’s corporate boardrooms and corner offices remain largely a boys-only club. A study released this month by Cornell University’s Institute for Women and Work found that women hold […]

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