Eric Florack on November 25th, 2008

Decided to share some photography my older boy put together. He’s becoming rather good at this kind of thing. As usual, drill the pic twice to get full size. This pic is taken at one of our favorite railfanning spots, just following a rainstorm. We’re at Sanford Road, Chruchville, at sunset. If you look close, […]

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Men are you up to Reverend Ed Young’s challenge, John Kelso, Statesman: All I’ve got to say is praise Jesus. The Rev. Ed Young of the Fellowship Church in the Dallas suburb of Grapevine says he’ll challenge the married members of his flock to have sex seven days in a row . He plans to […]

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Eric Florack on November 25th, 2008

Welcome dear reader to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble. Only one more shopping day until Black Friday. Good gosh, it’s November, already? I must be getting old; this stuff is going faster than it used to. Congrats to fellow BitsBlogger YetAnotherJohn for his first place finish at this […]

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davidl on November 25th, 2008

Go tell the Spartans Marines,  Cpl. James M. Mercure, Marine Corps News:  FARAH PROVINCE, Afghanistan — In the city of Shewan, approximately 250 insurgents ambushed 30 Marines and paid a heavy price for it. The Few, the Proud, the Marines, the badass.   Fifty plus insurgents dead.   No Marine seriously hurt.  Good job. Hat tip:  Ace.

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Eric Florack on November 25th, 2008

One of the updates I did last night, should have been simple enough… the Widget Cache code got updated by it’s author. Apparently, that update caused some strange interactions with the database. I’ve disabled it until I figure out what’s going on. Blog seems to be working, now. Slap on the back to DavidL who […]

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davidl on November 25th, 2008

Is Barack Obaam(BO) planning an economic stimulus package or just of pay-off to campaign donors?   From Julie Hirschfield Davis, Associated Press: WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats and President-elect Barack Obama are laying the groundwork for quick enactment in January of a giant, two-year economic rescue package that will total about a half-trillion dollars. […] Some senior […]

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Eric Florack on November 25th, 2008

Over at OTB, James points to an AP feed which reports they’ve banned ‘Happy Hour” in the UK. Obviously, the stated concerns are health-related. It must, however, be asked if Government isn’t overstepping it’s bounds here?  More correctly, perhaps is it possible for government to overstep it’s bounds?  Can government get too intrusive? Steve Verdon […]

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