Eric Florack on September 12th, 2008

By the time you read this, I’ll already be soaking up the outdoors by the lakeshore, and soaking, is the word.  Remember that 30% chance of rain? We’re now to 70%. and as of noon, the whole of upstate NY is under moderate to heavy rain.  Oh, joy.  Rapture. Still, it does give us the […]

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davidl on August 8th, 2008

John Edwards has finally admittted to having an extra-marital affair with Rielle Hunter.  Comments: one the National Enquirer was right and; two, the MSM was in denial.  Memorandum has a flock of links. Addendum I: (Bit) John Hawkins probably has the headline that comes closer to the truth than anything else:The Silky Pony Admits To […]

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Eric Florack on July 30th, 2008

Former White House press secretary Scott McClellan has changed his story and admits that FOX News Channel’s Bill O’Reilly never received talking points from the White House. On Friday, McClellan said on MSNBC that FOX News commentators would receive White House talking points, adding, “It was something we at the White House… were doing in […]

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Eric Florack on July 18th, 2008

Hume: On his upcoming overseas trip, Barack Obama will be met along the way by the anchors of the three network evening newscasts. About 200 other journalists have also asked to join Obama during his trip. But Howard Kurtz of The Washington Post reports that John McCain has taken three foreign trips in the past […]

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Eric Florack on July 8th, 2008

Hume, last night: Such has been the progress in Iraq that even Democratic Congressman John Murtha of Pennsylvania is not only not denying it but now admits it has worked. Murtha, a longtime critic of the war, said last June that President Bush’s claims of progress from the surge were “delusional,” adding, “There’s no way […]

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Eric Florack on June 25th, 2008

Hume last night: Barack Obama’s first general election ad says about 46 seconds in that the Illinois senator passed laws that “extended health care for wounded troops who’d been neglected.” The ad “Country I Love”, which was released Friday, provides a citation at the bottom of the screen which reads “Public Law 110 – 181.” […]

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Hume last night: Some recent surveys suggest a striking gap between liberals and conservatives on the issue of honesty. Polling by an organization called The World Values Survey posed the question, “Is it OK to cheat on your taxes?” Fifty-seven percent of those who described themselves as “very liberal” said “yes”, compared with only 20 […]

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Eric Florack on May 28th, 2008

Hume, last night: The group that spearheaded the successful effort to have polar bears listed as a threatened species has a blueprint for further action that could create ripples throughout the U.S. economy. The Arizona Daily Star reports the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity wants to use the polar bear designation as a springboard to […]

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Eric Florack on May 20th, 2008

I’ve been telling you for months, now, that the Democrat primary was a contest between racism and sexism. Well, the racists are winning, and the sexists are pissed… Last week’s endorsement of Obama by the abortion rights group NARAL has prompted a flurry of criticism by feminists upset with the organization for turning its back […]

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Eric Florack on May 15th, 2008

The misery index is now at 8. Democrats want to portray this as the worst economy since Herbert Hoover was president. Unfortunately, the economy is not cooperating. Unemployment dropped to 5.0% last month. And inflation is at 3%. Under the Misery Index, that’s pretty much the sign of a good economy. So says Don Surber. […]

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Eric Florack on May 13th, 2008

Hume last night: The Reverend Jeremiah Wright may have stepped down as pastor, but the Trinity United Church of Christ may continue to haunt Barack Obama. Newsmax reports the new Senior Pastor, Otis Moss, has called biblical patriarch Abraham a pimp, said Noah and Moses were thugs and said Jesus had a “soft spot for […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2008

Britt Hume last night: And an artist in Portland, Oregon has stuck a 23-foot needle into the ground by the Willamette River and hopes to plant more. Adam Kuby says it’s a really large version of acupuncture. Kuby says he wants to help the city rejuvenate its “chi” — its vital energy. “It’s a visual […]

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Eric Florack on May 2nd, 2008

Hume, last night: There are strong indications that much the world may soon experience a decrease in surface temperatures. A report by German scientists in Thursday’s issue of the journal ‘Nature’ says shifting Atlantic Ocean currents will cool parts of North America and Europe over the next decade. The results are similar to those of […]

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The Reverend Jeremiah Wright now says he was quoting the Iraqi ambassador when he made his famous “chickens are coming home to roost” comments after the September 11 attacks. Apparently he meant the U.S. ambassador to Iraq because during that sermon, Wright mentioned Edward Peck, who once held that position. Just days after 9/11 Wright […]

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