Eric Florack on September 8th, 2008

To our readers. We’ve gone to WordPress 2.62 as of just now. There were a few bugfixes I wanted online as soon as possible, and since the auto-upgrade seems to be working, I went for it. Users will see some faster page build times, but otherwise, no operational changes are anticipated. All seems well. I’m […]

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I’d say, Billy, that there’s a major difference in the perception of justice when you involve the religious freedom component. To put that into the same context as OJ Simpson, however, …which in my view is a connection that cannot be ignored… is something else, again.   Of course this is the same point I made […]

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Eric Florack on September 8th, 2008

I’ve commented elsewhere on this slip of Obama… “My Muslim faith”… etc. But you know, we’re seeing an awful lot of pressure from various quarters for Sarah Palin to subject herself to interviews. Why do I get the feeling that they’re hoping for such a slip as Obama made, while they ignore Obama’s slip? Let’s […]

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Eric Florack on September 8th, 2008

Art, over at the Conservative Reader, yesterday: Today US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced plans for the new Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) to take Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae into conservatorship.   The power to do this was provided in HR 3221 which was passed in July. The move includes replacement of the CEO of […]

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Eric Florack on September 8th, 2008

USA Today: In the new poll, taken Friday through Sunday, McCain leads Obama by 54%-44% among those seen as most likely to vote. The survey of 1,022 adults, including 959 registered voters, has a margin of error of +/— 3 points for both samples. This is a far better than predicted bounce.  The question becomes, […]

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Eric Florack on September 8th, 2008

Remember what I said about ‘it’s all about ideas, and not the messenger’? Case in point, from the comment section at Talk Left… a rare bit of agreement: Atrios links to Media Matters complaining that Tom Brokaw incorrectly stated that Oprah hosted Obama after he announced his Presidential candidacy. Of course Oprah did much more […]

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Eric Florack on September 8th, 2008

Just a reminder: “In fact, the world oil shortage is political, not geological.”  –John Utley

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Eric Florack on September 8th, 2008

if ever there was a car made for the times, this would seem to be it: a sporty subcompact that seats five, offers a navigation system, and gets a whopping 65 miles to the gallon. Oh yes, and the car is made by Ford Motor (F), known widely for lumbering gas hogs. Ford’s 2009 Fiesta […]

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Eric Florack on September 8th, 2008

Word from ABC News: Gov. Sarah Palin will sit down with ABC News’ Charlie Gibson for her first interview since winning the Republican vice presidential nomination, the network’s news division confirmed today. Forgive me, but where are the retractions from the frothing left on this one?

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Eric Florack on September 8th, 2008

Howard Kurtz at the Washington Post: MSNBC is removing Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews as the anchors of live political events, bowing to growing criticism that they are too opinionated to be seen as neutral in the heat of the presidential campaign. Gee, ya think? And was this driven internally? NO… it was the viewers. […]

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