Eric Florack on January 3rd, 2005

Ace of Spades HQ notes It’s JRR Tolkein’s Eleventy-Second Birthday If you have to ask, you won’t understand my telling you either.

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Eric Florack on January 3rd, 2005

Over at the Daily News, Stanley Crouch notes, regarding hip-hop… The most successful black women’s magazine, Essence, is in the middle of a campaign that could have monumental cultural significance. Essence is taking on the slut images and verbal abuse projected onto black women by hip hop lyrics and videos. .. At a listening session […]

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Eric Florack on January 3rd, 2005

Yahoo! News – Bullock gives one million dollars to tsunami relief operation

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Eric Florack on January 3rd, 2005

AP is reporting : “About 2 feet of snow shut down Interstate 5 at Tejon Pass north of Los Angeles, stranding some travelers, and the California Highway Patrol said the state’s main north-south highway was expected to stay closed there all day. The elevation at the pass is about 4,200 feet. ” Yikes.

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Eric Florack on January 3rd, 2005

AP is running an interesting story… WASHINGTON – President Bush on Monday tapped two former presidents – his father, President George H.W. Bush, and his predecessor, President Clinton – to lead a nationwide, private fund-raising campaign to help victims of the Asian tsunamis. “I ask every American to contribute as they are able to do […]

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Eric Florack on January 3rd, 2005

DRUDGE says : Christine Todd Whitman, the former New Jersey governor who was President Bush’s first administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, has written a book that touts the importance of moderates to the future of the Republican Party and flays Bush and his team for ignoring the country’s middle. Um… Christie? Perhaps you’d not […]

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Eric Florack on January 3rd, 2005

John Hawkins over at Right Wing News has come up with a great list… The 40 Most Obnoxious Quotes Of 2004.

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Eric Florack on January 3rd, 2005

Mona Charen quotes Canada’s National Post in a passage I admit I’d missed. Says the Post, regarding the rejection from Muslim governments in he effected areas rejecting the help of the Israeli government: “”We expect such false attacks on Israel from the paranoid fever swamps of the Arab world, which, for all we know, are […]

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Eric Florack on January 3rd, 2005

AP is reporting Shirley Chisholm has died at age 80. An extreme radical for her time, it is perhaps a measurement of where we are that she would be called “too conservative” by Democrats of today.

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Eric Florack on January 3rd, 2005

I see this morning that one of my favorite Search Engines, AltaVista is doing it’s part. They’ve placed a Tsunami aid Slug on their front page loaded with links to various agencies doing work in the ‘Rim’. Pay them a visit.

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