davidl on September 27th, 2009

The World’s most famous pervert and fugitive from justice has been arrested in Switzerland,  DRJ, Patterico’s Pontifications: Director Roman Polanski was arrested in Switzerland after he flew in to attend the Zurich Film Festival. Patterico  has included the victims grand jury testimony.   Reader discetion is advised. More Patterico. Aside to Ms Applebaum, thirteen olds can […]

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davidl on September 27th, 2009

Big Russ has passed: BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The father of the late “Meet the Press” moderator Tim Russert, the inspiration for his son’s best-selling book about their relationship and lessons learned, has died. The family of Timothy Joseph Russert issued a statement saying he died Thursday of natural causes at age 85. The elder […]

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Eric Florack on September 27th, 2009

The New York Times is reporting: William Safire, a speechwriter for President Richard M. Nixon and a Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist for The New York Times who also wrote novels, books on politics and a Malaprop’s treasury of articles on language, died at a hospice in Rockville, Md. on Sunday. He was 79.

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Eric Florack on September 27th, 2009

An interesting “Mia Culpa” from the New York Times this morning, in the form of an article from Clark Hoyt, The Times “Public Editor” ON Sept. 12, an Associated Press article inside The Times reported that the Census Bureau had severed its ties to Acorn, the community organizing group. Robert Groves, the census director, was […]

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on September 27th, 2009

A rule that is being phased in this year requires that the names on IDs and tickets match perfectly; it’s not permissible to have an ID that reads “John Smith,” your legal name, and a ticket as “Jack Smith,” the name you use in everyday life. Read more at NYTimes Travel Practical Traveler

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