Eric Florack on April 30th, 2005

The left and some libertarians are all bent outta shape because the PResident has nominated John Bolton to be ambassador to the UN. Apparently trhe fear is we’ll make some people angry with us.Go look at this and explain

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Eric Florack on April 30th, 2005

The first thing that came to my mind on reading this clip from Powerline was an old Gary Larson “Far Side” You remember the one…. two deer stand upright in a forest, one with a very visible circle target on

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Eric Florack on April 30th, 2005

Scientific American:

“Long believed extinct, the spectacular ivory-billed woodpecker has been spotted in eastern Arkansas’ Big Woods region, scientists say. The last confirmed sighting of the bird occurred in 1944. “

Kinda makes you wonder about the other species

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Eric Florack on April 30th, 2005

“ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A Georgia bride-to-be who vanished just days before her wedding turned up in New Mexico and fabricated a tale of abduction before admitting Saturday that she got cold feet and ‘needed some time alone,’ police said.

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Eric Florack on April 30th, 2005

AP this morning reports that someone made a phone call that caused a bit of a ruckus:

“CLOVIS, N.M. – A call about a possible weapon at a middle school prompted police to put armed officers on rooftops, close

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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2005

LGF points out that

A US intelligence satellite recorded the Giuliana Sgrena shooting incident last month in Iraq—and it proves beyond a doubt that Sgrena was (and is) lying: US satellite recorded checkpoint shooting, shows speed of Italian car.


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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2005

Reuters, of all people, has the story.

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Jon, over at GOP Bloggers has been having a little fun with the Democrats;

just called Harry Reid’s office. He’s the Democratic leader in the Senate. I asked if there was a Democratic plan for Social Security. The aide said

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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2005

Michelle over at A Small Victory has been going over what she calls over-rated LP’s.

Today she lists “Bat Out Of Hell”, and explains why.

I respond:

For what amounted to a first effort, it was a great album. Consider

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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2005

Kurtz At The Corner adds on to yesterdays post about the Democrats and their attacks on the Christian Right. He notes a conference being set up at CUNY, by among others, People for the American Way, Americans United for

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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2005

“The Republicans take control of the Georgia Legislature for the first time in a century and they repeal the Jim Crow Laws. The democrats scream the Republicans are racists, but it seems when good things happen for Blacks in Georgia,

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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2005

Snugg Harbor has some new lawn equipment.

How much does one need to drink to get their brain to come up with such a beast?

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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2005

So says AP

Personally, I think we should be easy on him.
No, really.
I think we should release him…. in Iranian airspace… at around 25,000 feet.
And televise it.

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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2005

Yes, I saw it.
If you didn’t, here’s the text… and a vid link too, I think.

First complaint; I don’t think he hit the Democrat obstruction quite hard enough…. though that’s not a major bitch at the moment.

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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2005

Longtime readers will know well that I consider myself a cultural conservative… And, in turn that how successful someone is within a culture, and it’s society is proportional in large part to the degree to which the person, of whatever

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