Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2007

* I see that the print media’s answer to Air America, The New Republic has been sold. Actually, or rather predictable outcome , particularly given the direct line comparison to Air America.  Seems that the new majority holder, is Canadian publisher CanWest. (Yawn) *Go ahead; tell me how McCain Feingold solved that problem of money […]

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davidl on February 23rd, 2007

A few days ago, Bit blogged about “RINOS FOR DEFEAT” to include one Walter B. Jones(R GA-3)   Well it appears that all those cards and letter have had an effect, on Representative Jones.   In a letter to Bananas Jack Murtha, Jones wrote: “I believe that we must take great care to ensure that any effort […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2007

Well, I guess we won’t have Tom Vilsack to kick around, anymore. DES MOINES, Iowa -AP- Democrat Tom Vilsack, the former Iowa governor who built a centrist image, abandoned his bid for the presidency on Friday after struggling against better-known, better-financed rivals. No shock. His abysmal politics aside,  the guy was so far below the […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2007

Fran, today expounds on something I”ve touched on repeatedly, and does a fair job at breaking it down… almost as an afterthought:  Politics is inextricably intertwined with human motivation: the fundamental sources of our desires and impetuses to act. I have become convinced that we understand our motivations, and the strengths of them, too poorly […]

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davidl on February 23rd, 2007

News flash, the Sun may rise in the West.    It is becoming increasingly apparent that Mrs. Clinton is in over her head.  Mrs. Cllinton may be pretty in pink and comfortable in the Rose Garden, but the campaign trail is no rose garden. Peggy Noonan aptly states: What Mrs. Clinton is trying to establish is […]

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davidl on February 23rd, 2007

Are enviromental panic mongers, a.k.a. watermelons, impacting our children’s health?  At least one watermelon, Pete Williams,  seems to suggest it: Half of young children are anxious about the effects of global warming, often losing sleep because of their concern, according to a new report today. A survey of 1,150 youngsters aged between seven and 11 […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2007

Joe Lieberman is a Democrat, but apparently not for long, or so says Carrie Budoff of “The Politico”: Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman of Connecticut told the Politico on Thursday that he has no immediate plans to switch parties but suggested that Democratic opposition to funding the war in Iraq might change his mind. Lieberman, a […]

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