Eric Florack on January 20th, 2008

Victor Davis Hanson at The Corner earlier today: It seems that Romney, Thompson, and Huckabee supporters might at least consider that there is a chance that McCain will be nominated and these “I’ll sit it out” conservatives should begin thinking of the consequences of Presidents Hillary and Bill. My guess is that McCain could still […]

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Eric Florack on December 29th, 2007

Scott Ott is formidable when he decides to get serious in his writing, as he does here. The assassination of Benazir Bhutto has put on notice the leaders of every European nation. Your secularism, your democracy will not stand. The growing Muslim populations in your own lands that you have done so much to tolerate, […]

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davidl on December 28th, 2007

One person,  Benazir Bhutto, one death, two Posts, Washington and New York  and two completely different takes.   David Ignatius, Washington Post, came to laud the late Benazir Bhutto, via RCP: Try to imagine a young Pakistani woman bounding into the newsroom of the Harvard Crimson in the early 1970s and banging out stories about college sports […]

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Eric Florack on December 28th, 2007

Ah, yes, Ron Paul. Never have so many braincells been inactive for so long. James at OTB: The top story on Memeorandum this morning is a piece from Little Green Footballs entitled “Ron Paul Blames US Policy for Bhutto Killing.” The author links a CNN video in which Paul says that our support for the […]

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Eric Florack on December 22nd, 2007

Let me first say that I’ve never been overly enthralled with Mike Huckabee and his candidacy for presidency.  He’s never struck me as overly bright individual to begin with, and his activities subsequent to announcing for the presidency, and have not changed that perception.  Indeed, they’ve solidified it. The guy can’t find his backside with […]

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Eric Florack on December 22nd, 2007

Billy; While I do understand your disconnect here, give Reynolds a little credit… he’s clearly pointing at the hypocrisy of the whole thing.  That’s a valid angle as far as I’m concerned.  It’s certainly a comparison we’ve used often enough here. When what they demand of themselves is so vastly different from what they demand […]

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Eric Florack on December 3rd, 2007

Jon Martin at the Politico: Halperin has the big news: Mitt Romney will take to to the Bush Library in College Station, Texas, on Thursday to give a long-anticipated, much-debated speech about his Mormon faith and the role of religion in American public life. Says a Romney adviser to The Page: “The governor believes this […]

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Eric Florack on December 3rd, 2007

As a railfan, I can’t pass this one up. The Pere Marquette, (AMTK 371) a couple days ago hit the back end of an NS freight in the Chicago area the other morning.  It took a bit for the details of the crash to start filtering through… and the investigation is apparently taking some interesting […]

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Eric Florack on November 30th, 2007

So, the big story of the day ( Memeorandum is simply choked with it… and Michelle has been on it all day) is that one of Ron Paul’s supporters showed up at Hillary Clinton’s Campaign office in Rochester NH.  Well, he’s probably of that camp, anyway. At the least, the listenership of the Alex Jones […]

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2007

The echo hadn’t died on Trent Lott‘s resignation announcement, when the left started pushing this “Trent Lott is Gay” rumor.  A little strange that such a rumor should be quashed by HuffPo of all places. Not very strange and all however, that the place where the rumor started has a history of dropping this kind […]

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Malibu-(LA Times)-The most destructive fire in Malibu in nearly 15 years raced through parched canyons Saturday, consuming 49 homes and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents.The so-called Corral fire burned 4,700 acres before the fierce Santa Ana winds died down, allowing firefighters to make a stand. By evening, the blaze, which investigators said was […]

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Eric Florack on November 24th, 2007

Billy notes: Rich Nikoley is barely hinting at the depth of my contempt for anyone entertaining the least infatuation with Barak Obama. I actually have more respect for Rodham’s troops. At the very least: they’re committed ideologues and they’re not all dreamy-eyed over paper-thin bromides about “change” and “bringing the country together”. I mean; at […]

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Eric Florack on November 24th, 2007

I note this morning by way of Memeorandum, that Australia has condemned itself to a labor government.  I suspect that by the time they figure out how badly they succeeded and damaging themselves will be too late.  The Belmont Club gives us a rather ominous sign:  The mood among the Labor supporters pretty much resembles […]

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Eric Florack on November 22nd, 2007

Just a concept I want to capture. Think of this what you will; With all the progress that’s been happening in Iraq of late, the last refuge of the left is to complain that the Iraqi federal government there doesn’t have it’s act together. While that’s true in large degree, it’s also beside the point.  […]

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Eric Florack on November 19th, 2007

The figures are in: DETROIT (AP) — In another blow to the Motor City’s tarnished image, Detroit pushed past St. Louis to become the nation’s most dangerous city, according to a private research group’s controversial analysis, released Sunday, of annual FBI crime statistics. The study drew harsh criticism even before it came out. The American […]

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