davidl on January 28th, 2010

Thoughts on J.D. Salinger,  Catcher in the Rye, from Pat Austin, And so it goes in Shreveport: J. D. Salinger was not my favorite author ever, but I’m sorry he has died. I teach Catcher in the Rye to my students each year and they really like it. I used to teach A Separate Peace […]

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Eric Florack on September 27th, 2009

An interesting “Mia Culpa” from the New York Times this morning, in the form of an article from Clark Hoyt, The Times “Public Editor” ON Sept. 12, an Associated Press article inside The Times reported that the Census Bureau had severed its ties to Acorn, the community organizing group. Robert Groves, the census director, was […]

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Eric Florack on May 13th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Old Cafe” Edition The Double Standard, again: Interesting to note Camile Paglia so badly misidentify what’s going on in the country: How have we come to this pass in America where the assassination of […]

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davidl on April 9th, 2009

Stink Progress can’t find the democrat whores.   Matt Corley, Stink Progress asks “Did Rick Warren compare Democrats to prostitutes?”    Well I don’t think so.   However Jane Hamsher, Fire Dog Lake, sure did: There’s a big problem right now with the traditional liberal interest groups sitting on the sidelines around major issues because they don’t want […]

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