Eric Florack on December 12th, 2006

It’s nice to see that we started getting notice from the search engines.  The global reports that my “Gopher” system runs every night, are starting to tell me that there are a number of links in Google, already, and my hitcounter says they’re starting to get traffic.  Still, given the number of years that the […]

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davidl on December 12th, 2006

I quess it only would be natural for an education major to expect that  high expectations are somehow unnatural and should be avoided.   After all low expectations are what kept Abraham Lincoln an uneducated farm boy.   Low expectation are how we put a man on the Moon.  Jim Boyd reports on one school plan to deal with “High Expectations:” NEEDHAM, Mass. […]

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Eric Florack on December 12th, 2006

Cow farts.   No, really… that’s the claim. Hume:   A report by the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization says cattle and other livestock cause more greenhouse gases than cars, planes, and all other forms of transportation put together. Britain’s Independent News says the report blames cow flatulence and manure for one-third of all […]

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davidl on December 12th, 2006

I had a problem with Thomas Sowell’s column.   It was difficult to pick which paragraph to quote. To be blunt, I find the reasoning the Supreme Court’s 1954 decision, “Brown v. Board of Education to be absurd.   In 1954, many school boards  believed in the theory of segregation, which to say the theory that races should be […]

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Eric Florack on December 12th, 2006

Byron York over at The Corner raises an interesting issue:   I have a new story up about reports that U.S. intelligence tapped Princess Diana’s phones in 1997.  It’s tempting to dismiss such accounts, especially given the sensational nature of some British papers, but reports that the wiretaps included U.S. businessman — and prominent Republican […]

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Eric Florack on December 12th, 2006

Billy; Message received.

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davidl on December 12th, 2006

William Jefferson’s re-election in Lousiana run-off has complicated life for Mrs. Pelosi.   Having campaigned on a promise to drain the republican swamp, Mrs.. Pelosi finds herself surrounded by democrat allegators. For The Hill, Alexander Bolton, reports “CBC wants Jefferson’s seat restored:” The Congressional Black Caucus is planning to press Democratic leaders to reinstate Rep. William Jefferson […]

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