Eric Florack on May 14th, 2007

CHICAGO â€”AP-  A girl and her grandparents have sued the Chicago Board of Education, alleging that a substitute teacher showed the R-rated film “Brokeback Mountain” in class. The lawsuit claims that Jessica Turner, 12, suffered psychological distress after viewing the movie in her 8th grade class at Ashburn Community Elementary School last year. The film, which […]

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Eric Florack on May 14th, 2007

WASHINGTON  â€”AP-  A reminder: Extra postage needed on those letters and packages. For a first-class card or letter the rate taking effect Monday is 41 cents for the first ounce, a 2-cent increase. But the cost for each additional ounce drops to 17 cents, so heavier letters will be cheaper than before.   There’s a […]

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Eric Florack on May 14th, 2007

Yeah, yeah yeah. Tell me we’ve not seen this happen before….Chuck Hagel’s making noise about running as an independant. And of course the lefties are eating it up. Forgive me if I’m not impressed.  “I am not happy with the Republican Party today,” Hagel said. “It’s been hijacked by a group of single-minded almost isolationists, […]

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Eric Florack on May 14th, 2007

James Joyner says this morning:   Steve Bainbridge thinks we should take a break from good ol’ boys next November and elect a non-Southern president who’s knowledgeable about high culture, science fiction, football, and is otherwise very much like Steve Bainbridge. I’m not fully sold on those criteria, however, which is not surprising considering that […]

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davidl on May 14th, 2007

I am sure Karl Rove is losing sleep over this one.  Chuck Hagel is floating the idea of running as an independent with Michael Bloomberg.  I am sure that a Hagel-Bloomberg ticket could get four, or even fives votes.  The ticket would pose a greater threat to which ever leftard emerges on the democrat side.

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