Eric Florack on December 23rd, 2006

I will confess to being lazy today… more or less in anticipation to what’s to come the next couple of days. Not that I don’t like and appreciate Christmastime.  I certainly do.  It’s just that for all that it is, there is also some stress involved with the partying and where one has to be, […]

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davidl on December 23rd, 2006

What I just love about our society is that as soon as any person is elected to public office, he assumes the mantle of an all knowing know-it-all.   And if the MSM happens to support his particular position, they treat the politician as if he were in fact a know-it-all. From the Washington Post. Byron […]

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davidl on December 23rd, 2006

See the chair, Fidel Castro’s chair? See how empty the chair is? Raul Castro, seated right, now has the nerve to criticize his brother’s workers’ paradice. Anita Snow writes about a new honesty in Cuba, “Raul Castro Speaks About Cuba Food Woes:” HAVANA — Acting president Raul Castro complained to lawmakers about inefficiencies in the […]

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Eric Florack on December 23rd, 2006

The AP is reporting, just now: KABUL, Afghanistan – A U.S. airstrike near the Pakistan border killed the Taliban’s southern military commander, a U.S. military spokesman said Saturday, calling him the highest-ranking Taliban ever slain by American forces. Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Osmani’s vehicle was hit by a U.S. airstrike Tuesday as he traveled in a […]

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davidl on December 23rd, 2006

Call it the sign of the times. Sholnn Freeman and Dale Russakoff, of the Washington Post report, “Toyota Expects to Be World’s No. 1 Automaker Next Year:” Toyota said yesterday that it was on track to become the world’s largest automaker next year, dethroning General Motors and underlining how far auto manufacturing has fallen from […]

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