Eric Florack on November 30th, 2009

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Eric Florack on November 30th, 2009

There’s an issue with the comment editor plug I won’t have time to address until this afternoon.

You’re down to the regular text editor for a while. Sorry.

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davidl on November 29th, 2009

If you got into a minor traffic accident, the police tried to interview you, and you blew the cops for three times in a row, where would you be?   It seems by Byron York’s reporting that their is one standard

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From The Telegraph:

The reason why even the Guardian‘s George Monbiot has expressed total shock and dismay at the picture revealed by the documents is that their authors are not just any old bunch of academics. Their importance cannot

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on November 29th, 2009

“The “Dubai vision,” which has suffered a crushing blow from the freewheeling Gulf emirate’s sudden debt crisis, is the creation of one man who failed to apply the rules of open governance.  The city state’s rapid growth revolved around the

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — “At most colleges, marijuana is very much an extracurricular matter. But at Med Grow Cannabis College, marijuana is the curriculum: the history, the horticulture and the legal how-to’s of Michigan’s new medical marijuana program….The only required reading:

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“Two years ago, Congress ordered the nation’s gasoline refiners to do something that is turning out to be mathematically impossible.  To please the farm lobby and to help wean the nation off oil, Congress mandated that refiners blend a rising

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davidl on November 27th, 2009

Doctor Charles Krauthammer, National Review, on the Obama/Pelosi/Reid health care bills:

The bill is irredeemable. It should not only be defeated. It should be immolated, its ashes scattered over the Senate swimming pool.

Doctor Howard Dean, via DRJ,  Patterico’s Pontifications

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Eric Florack on November 27th, 2009

Some time ago, David blogged about Nadya Suleman:

I suppose after delivering fourteen children, posing for Christie Hefner is out of the question.   Suleman is going  have busy changing nappies and will be hard pressed to pay for a dipper

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I suppose verbally beating up on mental midgets like George Monbiot, is all too easy.  Thing is, somebody’s got to do it. He’s still trying to minimize the damage of the global warming theorists and their deception , their outright

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Eric Florack on November 26th, 2009

Over at Watts Up With That? they’ve reposted a story from TBR, which says in part:

The New Zealand Government’s chief climate advisory unit NIWA is under fire for allegedly massaging raw climate data to show a global warming trend

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Eric Florack on November 26th, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving

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on November 25th, 2009

One of the chief reasons that Obama has sought Biden’s advice on a range of pressing foreign-policy questions — most notably, in recent months, on policy in Afghanistan — is that Biden has a deep knowledge of, and an intuitive

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Eric Florack on November 25th, 2009

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on November 24th, 2009

“More British soldiers were killed during the “Cyprus emergency” in the 1950s than have died in Iraq or Afghanistan. So why has it been forgotten and what hope is there of reuniting the island?  On Remembrance Sunday, about 500 relatives

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