davidl on August 6th, 2008

B.J’s fall from gtace, Los Angelos Times: ‘I am not a racist,’ ex-President Bill Clinton asserts Former presidents get a whole lot of leeway in what they say in public. But former President Bill Clinton just violated one of the prime rules of political communications: Never say what you are not. Then this the same […]

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Eric Florack on August 3rd, 2008

Back along about the end of 2006, during a  Christmas break, I wrote an extended piece about Islam and some of the problems in the world with relation to it. I’ll post it here, because I think it’;s ideas are still of import, and particularly because it is important to the extended discussion I’m about […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2008

One of the biggist liabilities that Barack Obama has, is the people who are already going to vote for him.  A case in point shows up in the Rocky Mountain News this morning, in an article by Daniel J. Chacon: A college-age protest group that wants to camp overnight in City Park during the Democratic […]

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davidl on May 2nd, 2008

You can do it.  We can not help: May 1 (Bloomberg) — Home Depot Inc., the world’s biggest home-improvement retailer, will eliminate 1,300 jobs, close 15 stores and scrap plans for 50 more as the U.S. housing slump cripples sales.  Sixty-four more virgins needed: MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — U.S. missiles destroyed the house of the […]

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