Eric Florack on December 9th, 2007

Well,, that certainly was the vibe I got while watching this story unfold over the last few days. Michelle’s been doing a fabulous job of keeping us up to date with all of this. But you might not have heard the story that really tripped my trigger: It turns out that the guy who originally […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2007

Bryan at HotAir  And he says this as tangible progress is being made toward victory. The Washington Times has led on this story all day and now provides video along with a roundup of reaction. This week, around our Thanksgiving tables, there will be two families: One who say they support the troops, and they […]

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Eric Florack on November 17th, 2007

From Michelle, by way of the fellow Swamp Stomper Dread Pundit Bluto Why is this baby crying? Because his mother dropped him on his face while using him as a human shield to disrupt shipments of military equipment from the Port of Olympia. Michelle Malkin has the details, as well as more photos of this […]

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Eric Florack on November 12th, 2007

Ace of Spades says: Looks like the Saturday night box office estimates are in and while Lions for Lambs basically doubled its take from Friday, $6.7 million in box office is only good for 4th place. A distant 4th place: Bee Movie grossed $26 million, American Gangster $24 million, and Fred Claus $19 million. Memo […]

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Eric Florack on November 7th, 2007

Alan Dershowitz, guesting at the WSJ today: Consider, for example, the contentious and emotionally laden issue of the use of torture in securing preventive intelligence information about imminent acts of terrorism–the so-called “ticking bomb” scenario. I am not now talking about the routine use of torture in interrogation of suspects or the humiliating misuse of […]

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Eric Florack on November 3rd, 2007

Rich Lowry has an interesting article on Real Clear Politics by way of Memeorandum: Would someone be fit to be attorney general of the United States if he had once said, “I think there are probably very few people in this room or in America who would say that torture should never, ever be used, […]

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Eric Florack on October 29th, 2007

Hmmm. I’ve been busy most of today, and so didn’t see the follow on to the Greenwald nonsense of the week we were following last night… and later the same night The Dread Pundit Bluto, however, HAS been following it, and reports: Glenn Greenwald, as he had promised in his post at Salon, has forwarded […]

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Eric Florack on October 23rd, 2007

LIBERTY —(Houston Chronicle) To Jeremy Burris the word “liberty” was more than the name of his hometown. It was something worth fighting for.An all-American kid from a little all-American town, the 22-year-old Marine lance corporal died heroically in Iraq. More than a thousand people turned out Wednesday as a white hearse carried his body to […]

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Eric Florack on October 19th, 2007

Randi Rhodes shows remarkable resilience, an extraordinary capability and digging herself into a deeper hole, given she has so few teeth to dig with, anymore. The Radio Equalizer asks a number of good questions, which I’ll answer, here. Why did she send an email to Air America staffers claiming to have been mugged if there […]

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Eric Florack on October 19th, 2007

The Wall Street Journal, today, reminds us of the massacre that wasn’t; The incident at Haditha–or the massacre, as it is often called–is due for a wholesale rethinking. The allegations are that in 2005 U.S. Marines went on a killing spree and deliberately executed 24 Iraqi civilians. The casualties have drawn an extraordinary amount of […]

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2007

CAMP PENDLETON -NC TIMES- A Marine Corps official has recommended that murder charges be dismissed against a Camp Pendleton squad leader accused in the deaths of 17 civilians killed in the Iraqi city of Haditha two years ago. Attention John Murtha: There’s a woman (She’s not fat… She’s vertically challenged ) warming up just offstage.  […]

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They seized on it all right, Don.  They seized on it the way in drowning man clamps onto on anything that looks like it may float, and for the same reason.

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Eric Florack on September 18th, 2007

Jack Murtha is a rank coward. He’s still dodging the consequences of his smirching our troops at Haditha. Here he is, caught on tape, squirming, then cutting and running. We need to keep the pressure up on this cowardly, corrupt slimeball. BBCT to the YAF and HotAir. Michelle has it, too.

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Eric Florack on September 18th, 2007

I’d been hearing rumors about this, for a little bit.  I hadn’t wanted to mention it, because I couldn’t get it confirmed. Washington Post- The unidentified substance that was found splashed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial earlier this month was the result of vandalism, the U.S. Park Police said yesterday. Sgt. Robert Lachance, a Park […]

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