Eric Florack on June 28th, 2011

Troy, PA— I’m just outside Scranton, PA. As usual getting a load. From the sound of things they’re almost done so this will need to be quick. WHITE HOUSE TRAVEL: So, Michelle Obama’s trip to Africa only cost taxpayers $500 grand? Don’t believe a word of it. WH and UNIONS: Yes, we’ve known for some […]

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Eric Florack on September 22nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Where everybody names your nose” Edition. COLOR ME AMAZED: Nobody else has noted that  Letterman didn’t make an pedo jokes at the expense of Obama’s daughters, as he did W’s. Well, maybe ‘amazed’ isn’t […]

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Eric Florack on February 27th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere: Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble  Our government seems intent on setting on the same path as Fidel Castro sent his nation back in the 50’s. As a result they’re still driving the 50’s cars they had then. Advice? Get a great vehicle, one that will last, […]

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the sphere: Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble OK, Yeah, I know. the state of the Union address. As you read this, I’m straining my fingers to get that promised point by point SOTU breakout to you. Sometime tonight, I promise. As of this morning, my editor […]

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Eric Florack on January 15th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the Flash Frozen edition of the most intense nightly read on the ‘Sphere: Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble The brass monkeys are circling the door with signs in their hands, protesting us, and screaming in their now high pitched voices.  Gotta type to keep from freezing.  It’s about 12 in Hotlanta, tonight […]

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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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Eric Florack on November 24th, 2008

In this morning’s Financial Times: The US government rode to the rescue of Citigroup, entering an agreement to guarantee up to $306bn in problematic assets and inject $20bn in capital to restore confidence in a bank that defines the term “too big to fail”. The 11th hour transaction, announced just before midnight on Sunday in […]

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Eric Florack on October 10th, 2008

Friday. 25 days to the election, and tomorrow I’m on vacation. Oh. Sorry. Anyway… Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere… Bit’s Blog’s Nightly Ramble First things first: Honorable mention at OTB’s Caption Contest for the boss. I liked John’s Birth control one, myself. Stocks went nutzoid this morning. going […]

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Eric Florack on January 15th, 2008

There’s an old joke about the cat as a power source. A cat will always land on it’s seet when falling, tis said. However, it’s also said that a slice of toast always falls butter side down. So, therefore, tape a bit of buttered toast to a cat’s back and flip him toward the floor, […]

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Eric Florack on November 28th, 2007

McQ, this morning, looks at the Citibank investment yesterday: Soren Dayton says this may be the “Defining news story of the cycle”… Citigroup Inc., the biggest U.S. bank by assets, will receive a $7.5 billion cash infusion from Abu Dhabi to replenish capital after record mortgage losses wiped out almost half its market value. … […]

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