Eric Florack on April 8th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Free Internet edition Suicide by Billing Rates: Let’s call this what it is; the Associated Press is busily committing suicide. The fact of the matter is they need all the good vibes they can […]

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Eric Florack on April 8th, 2009

I’m at the hospital today. No, nothing major. Donna’s having a little elective surgery. So, if I don’t answer you right away you’ll understand why. I have a couple posts working, though, and of course the Nightly Ramble will be up at the usual time. I’ll keep you posted. from the Palm Treo..

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davidl on April 8th, 2009

American seized at sea, NBC: NAIROBI, Kenya – Somali pirates on Wednesday hijacked a cargo ship with 21 American crew members aboard, a diplomat and U.S. Navy officials said.The Kenya-based diplomat identified the vessel as the 17,000-ton Maersk Alabama. The diplomat spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the […]

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davidl on April 8th, 2009

Stick a thumb in it,  Stink Progress: President Obama’s outreach to the Muslim world has been a welcome development after eight years of President Bush’s “us vs. them” approach. “Let me say this as clearly as I can,” he told the Turkish parliament yesterday. “The United States is not and will never be at war […]

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