Eric Florack on June 23rd, 2005

AP reports: WASHINGTON – The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, already embroiled in controversy over allegations of a liberal-leaning bias in PBS programming, chose a former Republican Party co-chairman Thursday as its president and chief executive. Patricia S. Harrison, the assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs, was selected following three days of closed-door […]

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Eric Florack on June 23rd, 2005

CNN Money, evem, is reporting that Jobless rates fell faster than expected. Again. You think the Democrats will notice?

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Eric Florack on June 23rd, 2005

Where did these come from, then?

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Eric Florack on June 23rd, 2005

Congrats to Chuck Simmins, today. Reuters has his blog bigtime today in an article about donations to Tsunami victims. I’m willing to bet the boy’s counters are dizzy. …..’sall good though; his blog deserves it.

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Eric Florack on June 23rd, 2005

Noted at Gizmodo A PacMan guitar, they call a Git-Fiddle. Go look. (Shrug) Weird.

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Eric Florack on June 23rd, 2005

Burning a cross is illegal. Hate speech, the law calls it. Why isn’t flag burning considered hate speech by the law?

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Eric Florack on June 23rd, 2005

In reseaching the last Rasmussen poll I posted, I ran across another at Mister Minority, also posted at WorldNetDaily; 70% of Americans, say the poll results, 70% of Americans think that the Gitmo detainees are not being ‘abused’, and our actions there are the right ones. 20 percent of Americans polled believed detainees have been […]

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Eric Florack on June 23rd, 2005

WorldNetDaily reports a Rasmussen poll: “Two-thirds of Americans believe immigrants should integrate into the U.S. culture, according to a new poll. The Rasmussen Reports survey found that just 17 percent believe immigrants should maintain the culture of their home country while 67 percent believe newcomers should “adopt America’s culture, language, and heritage.” And here’s the […]

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Eric Florack on June 23rd, 2005

An important point from Alan Reynolds : “The price of crude didn’t rise from $12 in early 1999 to nearly $60 because the world suddenly ran out of oil. On the contrary, the world supply of petroleum has risen 10 percent since then, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), from 65.8 million barrels a […]

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Eric Florack on June 23rd, 2005

In 20 years in hte computer biz, I thought I’d seen it all. Musing proves me wrong. A $50 mouse pad? Yikes. (BBCT > Andy C)

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