Eric Florack on December 28th, 2004

So, Susan Sontag has died. You will pardon me, please if I find it a little hard to come up with much in the way of sorrow for the woman’s passing. Those needing a reason for my response should consider her words in the New Yorker, after the 9/11 attacks: “The disconnect between last Tuesday’s […]

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Eric Florack on December 28th, 2004

Mark Steyn: “Last year, I was strolling down the boulevard de Maisonneuve in Montreal and saw across the street a Muslim woman, covered from head to toe in black, struggling home with her groceries past a ‘condom boutique’ whose front window was advertising massive discounts on a, er, item of useful gay-sex paraphernalia. I wish […]

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Eric Florack on December 28th, 2004

I logged onto my page this morning, and my system sampled the TTLB lists. The data it returned is of course impossible… It shows Bit’sBlog as having a better reletive ranking than such fine blogs as GoDubya, Q&O Clayton Cramer, Signifying Nothng, Colorado Conservative, David Limbaugh, etc. Based on these relative rankings, I must assume […]

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The WaTi this morning is running a story about how the UN thinks we’re being ‘stingy’ on aid to the quake/tsunami aid efforts. “The Bush administration yesterday pledged $15 million to Asian nations hit by a tsunami that has killed more than 22,500 people, although the United Nations’ humanitarian-aid chief called the donation “stingy.” “The […]

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