davidl on January 13th, 2010

Roxana Hegeman, writes: WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – A Kansas judge’s decision to allow a confessed killer to argue that he believes the slaying of one of the nation’s few late-term abortion providers was a justified act aimed at saving unborn children has upended what most expected to be an open-and-shut first-degree murder case. […] “This […]

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Eric Florack on October 23rd, 2009

Fox News reports: DETROIT â€”  Soupy Sales, the rubber-faced comedian whose anything-for-a-chuckle career was built on 20,000 pies to the face and 5,000 live TV appearances across a half-century of laughs, has died. He was 83. Sales died at Thursday night at Calvary Hospice in the Bronx, New York, said his former manager and longtime friend, […]

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Eric Florack on June 15th, 2009

Welcome, one and all, to the  most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the White Board Edition   Iran: I’ve not commented much on Iranian election, mostly because the thing was breaking so fast it was pretty much useless for me to comment on it.  Now that things […]

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2008

The supposedly peace loving liberals among us must feel blind sided as regards the middle east these days, as they are a great many things. Because of Bill Clinton’s bumbling in the middle east, we’re now closer to war than we have been in years. Ah, yes… middle east peace. Never have so many westerners […]

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Eric Florack on June 2nd, 2008

PARIS -AP- Legendary designer Yves Saint Laurent, who reworked the rules of fashion by putting women into elegant pantsuits that came to define how modern women dressed, died Sunday evening, a longtime friend and associate said. He was 71 Pierre Berge said Saint Laurent died at his Paris home following a long illness. Oh, well.  […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2008

Bluto, last night: Newsweek, via anonymous sources, explains why Oprah left Obama’s church in this article, Something Wasn’t Wright: According to two sources, Winfrey was never comfortable with the tone of Wright’s more incendiary sermons, which she knew had the power to damage her standing as America’s favorite daytime talk-show host. “Oprah is a businesswoman, […]

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