Eric Florack on April 8th, 2005

OK, a slower day than usual. Having just come back from a trip through The Keystone State, I’ve been considering a rather unique part of the American cultural landscape. The Amish. Some thoughts come to mind about the Amish. We put up with them, more or less. But they’re generally not really a part of […]

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Eric Florack on April 8th, 2005

Pull up a stool, Kiddies, while Uncle Bit gives you a story of cause and effect. Here’s the picture; Quick-stop chain decides they wanna be poliically correct, and starts posting signs saying concealed weapons carriers, regardless of whether they are permitted or not, are not to be in the store. Well, the signs are up… […]

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Eric Florack on April 8th, 2005

The Moody Blues fan in me cannot resist a blog called Eternity Road. That aside, there’s some real content there. Libertarians, for all their faults, are fascinated by logical structures such as these. If they sometimes attempt to over-apply them, this is a risk inherent in the nature of their orientation toward theory. It can […]

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Eric Florack on April 8th, 2005

WaPo says; Under provisions of President Bush’s 2006 budget proposal favored by Congress, the TSA will lose its signature programs in the reorganization of Homeland Security. The agency will probably become just a manager of airport security screeners — a responsibility that itself could diminish as private screening companies increasingly seek a comeback at U.S. […]

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Eric Florack on April 8th, 2005

Jon Last over at Galley Slaves asks a question I’m sure some would rather he hadn’t… If John Paul II had done everything exactly the same way during his papacy but had embraced gay marriage, do you think Andrew Sullivan would still consider him a “failure”? Sounds rather like Mr. Last has that walking one-note-samba […]

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Eric Florack on April 8th, 2005

Captain’s Quarters reports that: Justice John Gomery has lifted the publication ban on Jean Brault’s testimony, allowing the Canadian media to finally report the testimony to the Canadian public. As CTV demonstrates in its data-dump format, the facts as presented by CQ’s source stand up very well against the revelations possible now that the media […]

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