Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2005

DETROIT (AP) – With his city teetering above a financial abyss, Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick went before television viewers this month and delivered some grave news: He had no choice but to lay off nearly 700 city workers and cut services. This was no time for wanton spending, he said. Days later, Kilpatrick found his own […]

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Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2005

Mona Charen apparently agrees with my take on President Bush’s speech on Thursday.: Impossibly grandiose? Impractical? Wilsonian? Perhaps. And yet, the president made clear in a speech that was also an argument that his is no ivory-tower idealism. “America’s vital interests and our deepest beliefs are now one.” We are faced with a world made […]

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Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2005

TBTN reports that former Late Night TalkShow host Johnny Carson died this morning, at age 79.

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Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2005

The Globe and Mail says: Durham Regional Police are refusing to say much about a 31-year-old Pickering woman who alleges that well-known entertainer Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her at his home near Philadelphia almost one year ago. At a press conference yesterdayPolice Chief Kevin McAlpine would say only that the woman gave them “information regarding […]

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Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2005

Cats are creatures of extremes. How is it that something so cute and cuddly… a soft creature, so very willing to keep you warm at night, will leave such an ungodly hairball-driven mess under the bed once you fall asleep? Slippers, when you’re hunting around under the bed at 5am, do NOT feel cold and […]

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