Eric Florack on February 20th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intnse nightly read on the sphere: This is Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble.  This is the firehouse edition, for no reason other than I can. Destroying the mobile middle class: I’ve said it before; Our ability to be mobile is part of the foundation of our empowerment. Meanwhile the government […]

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Eric Florack on February 20th, 2009

Kelly Groucutt’s official fan site has the following announcement up: It is with great sadness that I have to inform the fans that Kelly Groucutt died on the afternoon of 19th February 2009 of a heart attack. (Sigh)

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davidl on February 20th, 2009

How does a mother of fourteen on welfare afford plastic surgery and in vitro ftertiliation, Celebrity Cafe: The media has already been speculating how Nadya Suleman, the mother of the octuplets and six kids from a previous in vitro, has been able to afford both plastic surgery and in vitro fertilization off of food stamps and […]

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Eric Florack on February 20th, 2009

I got a note from John Hawkins in my feedback last night.  Apparently, John is managed to score an interview with professor Walter Williams.  Longtime readers will know that I have an ocean of respect for the professor . Topics of the interview included the stimulus of course, the housing crisis bailouts the debt and […]

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Eric Florack on February 20th, 2009

As I said earlier this morning:  I can’t help but wonder if we aren’t at or beyond a tipping point  against Obama and the Democrats… even from people who supported their election. The amazing part is,  whereas it took Bill Clinton quite literally years to get to this point,   we’re only 30 days into […]

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davidl on February 20th, 2009

Christopher Hitchens, fool err hero.   Well both.    A hero is person who risks his life for a noble cause.  Defacing a Nazi sign is a smal but albeit  noble cause.   Doing so in Syria is done at the risk of your life.    Ace has the details from the front lines, [language warning] here. So Hitchens immediately […]

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Eric Florack on February 20th, 2009

On the morning of February 17th,I was standing in line getting coffee at the little cafeteria at  my day gig. Behind me were two guys that had obviously been in heated discussion for some time. I don’t know either of them. I can’t vouch for the conversation being word for word, but here it is from […]

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Eric Florack on February 20th, 2009

From the morning mailbag: Shortly after class, an economics student approaches his economics professor and says, “I don’t understand this stimulus bill. Can you explain it to me?” The professor replied, “I don’t have any time to explain it at my office, but if you come over to my house on Saturday and help me […]

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davidl on February 20th, 2009

Yesterday I blogged about the  reprobate Eric Holder calling the United States a “nation of cowards.”   Today Linda Chavez both takes up Holder’s challenge to discuss race in America and returns Holder’s favor, by calling him a coward,  Commentary:  Eric Holder could have talked about the relationship between family breakdown and crime. He could have talked […]

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