davidl on December 16th, 2010

Fox News, reports, George Soros whines, from Ben Dimiero, Media Spatters: FOXLEAKS: Fox boss ordered staff to cast doubt on climate science In the midst of global climate change talks last December, a top Fox News official sent an email questioning the “veracity of climate change data” and ordering the network’s journalists to “refrain from […]

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davidl on February 15th, 2010

A local legend, Anthony Pontillo, as in Pontillo’s Pizza, has passed, from the Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY): When Anthony Pontillo and two of his brothers started the first of the family’s pizzerias in Batavia in 1947, few locals knew much about pizza. “People used to call and say ‘I want one of those pizzas,’” […]

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davidl on August 18th, 2009

Rose Friedman has passed away, from the Friedman Foundation: Rose Director Friedman passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2009, in her home in Davis, California, of heart failure. While the exact date of her birth is uncertain, she is believed to have been 98 years old. She will be remembered both as a talented economist and […]

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davidl on August 18th, 2009

We lost a great one this morning, from Sun-Times (Chicago): Most people know the late Sun-Times columnist Robert D. Novak, who died this morning [Tuesday] from complications of a brain tumor, as a journalist. And indeed he was among the best this country has produced. Simply stated, Bob was a relentless reporter. His political columns […]

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davidl on June 20th, 2009

We have a revolution in Iran. Hat tip photo: Gateway Pundit. Hat tip photo:   Gateway Pundit. Unlike Peter Arnet, it is beyond my capacity to analyze a war in real time To BobbyGibbs, this is not robust debate. This Dan Rather is courage. And you you Babs Boxer, these women have earned by respect.. They […]

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davidl on December 19th, 2008

Caylee Anthony has been found: ORLANDO, Florida (CNN) — The remains found in a wooded area last week in Orange County, Florida, are those of Caylee Anthony, authorities confirmed at a news conference Friday. […] “It is with regret that I’m here to inform you that the skeletal remains found on December 1 are those […]

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Eric Florack on May 8th, 2008

The Tennessee Plowboy is gone. NASHVILLE, Tenn. —AP-    Eddy Arnold, whose mellow baritone on songs like “Make the World Go Away” made him one of the most successful country singers in history, died Thursday morning, days short of his 90th birthday. Arnold died at a care facility near Nashville, said Don Cusic, a professor at […]

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