Eric Florack on December 10th, 2006

This is not going to be a happy read, tonight. Oh, don’t worry, I’m not in a foul mood… more thoughtful, than anything… “Don’t wish your time away… after enough of it goes by, you’ll wish you had it back again.” Such was the advice from my mother back at age sixteen. At around three […]

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Eric Florack on December 10th, 2006

SANTIAGO, Chile -AP- Gen. Augusto Pinochet, who overthrew Chile’s democratically elected Marxist president in a bloody coup and ruled this Andean nation for 17 years, died today, dashing hopes of victims of his regime’s abuses that he would be brought to justice. He was 91. Pinochet suffered a heart attack a week ago and underwent […]

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davidl on December 10th, 2006

The poltically sensitive preach that it somehow wrong to be judgemental.  To which  Is say – bull!  A civilizied man must be judgemental, openly and proudly. The politically sensitive preach that all cultures are somehow equal.  That we should accept other cultures and shun passing value judgements.   Consider this story from the The Australisn, “India killing […]

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Eric Florack on December 10th, 2006

Steyn is in rare form this morning: So there you have it: an Iraq “Support Group” that brings together the Arab League, the European Union, Iran, Russia, China and the U.N. And with support like that who needs lack of support? It worked in Darfur, where the international community reached unanimous agreement on the urgent […]

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Eric Florack on December 10th, 2006

NOLA.COM- Confounding political pundits and a slew of rivals who had become confident of his defeat, U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-New Orleans, neatly sidestepped a roiling federal corruption probe to win re-election on Saturday to his ninth term in Congress.  Guilty pleas by aides and associates who admitted to bribing the congressman and the revelation […]

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