davidl on July 3rd, 2011

Fred is back! Well, kind of, sort of.  It no secret that the last presidential candidate we liked was Fred Thompson.  Alas Fred was just not into that campaign thing.  Well now the closest incarnation of Fred has announced.  Thad McCotter is in, from Thomas Lifson, American Thinker: Not too many people are excited about […]

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Eric Florack on August 26th, 2010

Some accumulated notes The more I drive the more I’m firmly convinced most people shouldn’t. The first point includes, I’m afraid, the police.  I have observed on several occasions now, a cop winding up their full sized car to 30  and 40 mph over the limit. Sometimes, they’re actually in pursuit of someone driving 10mph […]

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Otherwise, but out of trying to play language police.     The over hyped non story of the day is the fact that Doctor  Schlessinger  uttered the word Nigger a  whopping eleven times.    Dr Schlessinger only crime, as see it, is rhetorical over kill.  From Frances Martel, Mediaite: After the caller expressed some discomfort with the […]

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davidl on April 23rd, 2010

Double standard on gods,   a twit judge in Wisconsin ruled the National Day Prayer is somehow unconstitutional.   So while praying to the God of Abraham is unconstitutional,  we can pray to silly Earth Goddess, from Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press: MADISON, Wis. — The Obama administration said Thursday it will appeal a court decision that […]

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davidl on February 20th, 2010

International Atomic Energy Agency pulls head out.  There as been a change at at the head of the IAEA.  Wereas the old head, Mohamed ElBaradei, had his head buried whee ithe Sun never shines nad by the way is alos smells bad, the new head Yukiya Amano, has stopped and smell Iran’s nuclear weapons programs. […]

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Eric Florack on July 16th, 2009

Welcome, children of all ages, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “We’re at the Hermann” Edition  A Wide Latina:  Joyner notes a typo at  the house of Matt Yglesias. I’ll not comment except to say that all humor has a some grain of truth […]

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Eric Florack on October 3rd, 2008

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Eric Florack on October 3rd, 2008

A little dated, but what the hell.

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Eric Florack on September 3rd, 2008

This one’s been making the rounds. EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2008 NEW OFFICE POLICY Dress Code: 1) You are advised to come to work dressed according to your salary. 2) If we see you wearing Prada shoes and carrying a Gucci bag, we will assume you are doing well financially and therefore do not need a […]

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what we’re shown most clearly is that there is a huge gap between what most Americans think, and what the far left thinks. We see too, that Obama is willing to play to the crowd, bending away form his basic positions to be all things to all people, possibly due to the fact that he has no real convictions himself.

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Eric Florack on April 14th, 2008

Seen this morning on the back of a pickup truck, that had been set up to haul a 5th wheel camper: If you can read this, I’ve lost the trailer!!!!

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davidl on April 6th, 2008

You may now take Mr. Heston’s firearms. Charlton Heston is dead at age 84. The Associated Press offers an ironic headline, “Oscar-winning star of ‘Ben-Hur’ was known for heroic roles:” LOS ANGELES – Charlton Heston, who won the 1959 best actor Oscar as the chariot-racing “Ben-Hur” and portrayed Moses, Michelangelo, El Cid and other heroic […]

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Eric Florack on April 3rd, 2008

McQ notes this report which finally catches on to the obvious… Rap music has increasingly glamorized the use of illegal drugs, portraying marijuana, crack and cocaine as symbols of wealth and status, according to a new study by the journal Addiction Research & Theory. and says How screwed up is this world when rap stars […]

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Eric Florack on March 20th, 2008

From the Salem Statesman Journal: Jacob DeShazer of Salem took part in World War II’s legendary Doolittle Raid, endured more than three years as a Japanese prisoner of war and later teamed up with his wife, Florence, to serve as a Methodist missionary in Japan for nearly 30 years. DeShazer, 95, died Saturday night at […]

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Eric Florack on March 19th, 2008

Higher education. Two examples of such, from the first ten minutes of this morning’s web travels: First example: School kids, courtesy of the Jawas: Actually, it’s spelled “Too many”. And I’m not even going to get into the lack of logic behind the (attempted) statement. Second example: Professor Scott Erb, University of Maine, at Q&O […]

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