Eric Florack on February 7th, 2007

McQ notes a trend here in NY: The Nanny State is alive and well and further developing in New York. Walk, jog or bicycle across a New York street with an iPod plugged in your ears and you could get slapped with a $100 ticket under a new law proposed by a legislator from Brooklyn. […]

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davidl on February 7th, 2007

Mrs.Pelosi wants her and her family to travel in the lap of luxury, and she wants you,  the taxpayer, to foot her bill.   Mrs. Pelosi has requested that Air Force provide with a Air Force C-32, the military designation for  a Boeing 757 for her personal use. It costs fifteen thousand dollars per hour to fly […]

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davidl on February 7th, 2007

If as Bit wrote the ‘Rats in general are having flashbacks to Vietnam, Henry Waxman(D-CA) was just having hot flashes.   Dana Milbank, Washington Post, writes of democrats so long out of power, so rusty, and I might add so old,  that they were reduced to firing Olbermannes:  It was to have been the grudge match Democrats waited years for: The ferocious […]

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Eric Florack on February 7th, 2007

The Democrats are in the throes of a full-fledged Vietnam flashback. That’s Rich Lowry, who has a startlingly firm grasp of the obvious. I mean come on, Rich, you’re just now coming to this conclusion?   Still, the column is not without value… The Democrats are in the throes of a full-fledged Vietnam flashback. Even […]

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Hitch: If there is a sectarian war in Iraq today, or perhaps several sectarian wars, we have to understand that this was latent in the country, and in the state, and in the society all along. It was not the only possible outcome, because it had to be willed and organized, but it was certainly […]

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davidl on February 7th, 2007

John, at Powerline, has the video of one really stupid actress.  Notice near at the end, how Charlize skillfully manages to change the subject.

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Eric Florack on February 7th, 2007

By way of Boortz, I notice the Global Warming Petition project. The petition has thus far been signed by around 15,000 scientists. And they are listed on the site. As is the text of the petition which reads thus; We urge the United States government to reject the global warming agreement that was written in […]

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Eric Florack on February 7th, 2007

Senate Democrats came up short in their effort to pass a resolution condemning President Bush’s troop surge in Iraq.  Joe Lieberman had it right when he said the resolution was meaningless, so why bother supporting it?  So the question stands: if President Bush’s plan in Iraq is so wrong, then why not pull the funding […]

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