Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2009

James at OTB: Having initially been highly skeptical of Hillary Clinton’s appointment as Secretary of State, partly on the basis that she had neither diplomatic experience nor a diplomatic temperament, I feel obliged to pass on this observation from Joe Klein (via Andrew Sullivan): Clinton, who can be spiky, has re-emerged as a natural diplomat. […]

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Eric Florack on September 17th, 2008

OK, before you start, it turns out there’s a lot of texture on those old historical markers, that make them a bear to touch up, and my graphic tools aren’t up to that drill.  At least one of you should recognize the real location… in Dryden, NY. I took this a few years ago. That […]

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Eric Florack on July 22nd, 2008

(CNN) — The New York Times has rejected an op-ed piece written by John McCain defending his Iraq war policy in response to a piece by Barack Obama published in the paper last week. You guys have all hear this one by now, so it hardly seems worth it to waste the bandwidth to copy […]

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Eric Florack on July 6th, 2008

Marie Colvin at The London Times, reports on troop movements and successes in Iraq. Of course nobody in the domestic press has bothered to notice, since apparently success isn’t the picture the domestic mainstream media has decided it wants to paint in this election year. Still; In the past week, as the weapons finds slowed […]

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davidl on May 28th, 2008

1952, Dwight David Eisenhower: “I will go to Korea,” Ike went to Korea.  The fighting stopped. 2008, Barack Hussien Obama, rejects John McCain’s proposal that they both go to Iran, From the BO campaign, via Jim Geraghty, National Review. “John McCain’s proposal is nothing more than a political stunt, and we don’t need any more […]

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