Pensacola Restaurant & Dining Reviews

Time out for a little shameless self-promotion. Not for this blog, but for Philly’s Cheesesteaks & Hoagies, our family business. Like most transplants from the Philadelphia region, when you’re out and about the country, you’re wishing you knew where you could get a good cheesesteak. So on the subject of cheesesteaks, I can’t help but …

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2008 Mummers Parade On TV

Great news for those people, like myself, who have moved away from the Philadelphia area and miss seeing the Mummers Parade. According to Mummers.com, the 2008 parade on New Years Day will be broadcast on SuperStation WGN for FOUR 4 FOUR HOURS starting at 2pm/et! Hip Hip, Hooray! Related link: Mummers 2009 on TV UPDATE …

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Bhutto, Another Casualty In War On Terror

Our best hope to succeed Musharraf in Pakistan just got assassinated, meeting the same fate as her father and brothers. The same way that the pro-democracy anti-Syrian political leaders in Lebanon were assassinated over the last few years. Most recently about a month ago. For the head-in-the-sanders out there, those who don’t believe there is …

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Legal Process Begins At Guantanamo Bay

The wheels of justice start turning at Club Gitmo, otherwise known as Guantanamo Bay, for the first  detainee. The Office of Military Commissions announced today that charges have been sworn against Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed Haza al Darbi of Saudi Arabia. The accused, al Darbi, is the brother-in-law of the Flight 77 hijacker al …

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H.R. 6, The Energy Bill That Isn’t

True to form, the highly touted energy bill does zip, zero, nada towards getting more energy. If the politicians were honest, they would have called it a conservation bill. The highlights of the bill are changing light bulbs, mixing bio-fuels with fossil fuels, and squeezing the auto industry into the go-cart business. OK, the last …

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Today’s Special: Fearing Freedom & Islamic Pedophilia

Some images certainly are worth a thousand words. Some don’t need explaining. Some do. Take Time Magazine’s ‘Person of the Year’ and UNICEF’s ‘Photo of the Year’ for example. Russian President Vladimir Putin, selected as Time Magazines ‘Person of the Year‘ for 2007 evokes a certain disdain from people who love freedom. Putin fears freedom. …

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The Godfathers In Congress

I don’t know how else to characterize it when politicians believe, and so far get away with, that because they are elected representatives of the people that they are immune from criminal investigations. It’s enough to make Tony Soprano jealous. The Justice Department has asked the Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court decision limiting …

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