Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2008

Noted with some amusement at Michelle’s place: When last we heard from Toledo mayor Carty Finkbeiner, he was cussing up a storm over the nation’s backlash against his anti-Marine words and actions. He’s as unpopular at home as he is with the rest of the country. The Toledo Blade reports on an internal prank: A […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2008

Heh. I no sooner make comment on how Bruce hasn’t been doing any of these of late at Q&O, and viola’, one shows up. This time, the story related is of one Timothy Nein, A Staff Sgt with the 617th Military Police company. An amazing story, which I urge you to go and read. Project […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2008

DETROIT, Feb 22 (Reuters) – General Motors Corp (GM.N: Quote, Profile, Research) Vice Chairman Bob Lutz has defended remarks he made dismissing global warming as a “total crock of shit,” saying his views had no bearing on GM’s commitment to build environmentally friendly vehicles. The man’s just telling the truth.  I support him.

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2008

If John Hawkins’ latest polling on the matter is anything like accurate, McCain still has a lot of work to do to gain the trust of the base.

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2008

For the benefit of those who are new to this blog, I’ll say up front I don’t like John McCain. DOnot mistake this string of comments, therefore as a defense of him. But it will be useful for us to understand, I think, the genesis of the smear attempt mounted by TNR and the NYT. […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2008

I have commented to Bruce McQuain Q & O, both publicly and privately that I am a little disappointed that he has not been doing his project hero bit every weekend. His was a worthy project and one I was proud to tag along on.  I give him much credit for the effort expended. And […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2008

McQ makes an excellent point about the Democrat debate the other night, and a line that Obama offered up: In last night’s debate, Barack Obama, apparently wanting to get in the swing of sounding like the Commander-in-Chief, threw this little beauty out there: You know, I’ve heard from an Army captain who was the head […]

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Eric Florack on February 23rd, 2008

The Bits Blog Newsroom continues to grow. Asof this morning, we now have the US State Dept newswires tied in to the newsroom.  This is a huge resource, adding to an already large collection of live feeds which update automatically. Look at the top of this page, under “Pages” and note the BitsBlog Newsroom button. […]

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davidl on February 23rd, 2008

Illegal alien kills, Fox News: MINNEAPOLIS – A woman who authorities say is in the country illegally and using an alias was charged Friday with four counts of criminal vehicular homicide and two lesser charges in a school bus crash that killed four children. A woman who identified herself as Alianiss Nunez Morales, 23, of […]

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