davidl on December 12th, 2013

When will the liberals stop waging war on Christmas. First, Greenpeace tried to kill the entire holiday.   Now Aisha Harris, who already has her own holiday*, wants to replace Santa Claus, from Slate: So let’s ditch Santa the old white man altogether, and embrace Penguin Claus—who will join the Easter Bunny in the pantheon […]

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Eric Florack on November 11th, 2013

The honoring of our vets has always held special meaning for me; it’s a lesson my parents instilled very well, indeed. It was brought home to me, as I was recently looking at pictures from a trip we made through the Gettysburg PA area some years ago. It’s a particularly meaningful thing, when you’re standing […]

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Eric Florack on August 25th, 2013

One of the problems that I’ve noticed these last couple of weeks and particularly the last couple of days as regards Syria’s attack on its own citizens  (supposedly, anyway) is a total lack of information about who was being attacked. This seems to me a crucial lack. We are dealing, it seems to me, with […]

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Eric Florack on August 11th, 2013

I’ve been watching the argument between Diana West  and her new book, aand a number of detractors, recently. Most notable  is Ron Radosh, a man for whom I’ve had respect for a long time  And I admit to not having read Diana’s book as yet. I’m looking into obtaining a Kindle copy later tonight.  In […]

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Eric Florack on December 2nd, 2012

I see the New York Times has started an attack on Thomas Jefferson. Well, not started, realy since they’ve been attacking our foundational documents and ideas for generations, now.   But why would this come up as a meme NOW, I wonder? I’ve often said that it was a wonder to me that the Democrat […]

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davidl on December 23rd, 2011

Whoopie Goldberg and the girls of the View are  heartbroken over the death of Kim Jung Il.   Goldberg admits that socialism has utterly failed everywhere it has been tried, but continues to hold out hope, via Karen, the Lonely Conservative: No, it doesn’t matter. Because, you know, if you say that this is how our […]

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davidl on October 23rd, 2011

If you run around with signs attacking private property as theft and extolling expropriation of others’ wealth, can you be surprised when your fellow would- be- communards steal your good stuff like Apple iPhones and iPads? If you discourage law enforcement from entering your occupation territory, should you be surprised when your fellows assault and […]

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davidl on July 11th, 2011

Barack Obama child-man,from Kelly O’Donnell Canada Free Press: Is there any mindset which defines Obama’s default attitude better than to say it is simply “adolescent?” No, for the following reasons. Barack’s interactions with the real world evokes from him responses which can be described as: angry; superior, haughty, dismissive, dishonest, petulant, cocky, petty, vengeful, mocking, […]

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Eric Florack on September 1st, 2010

Billy Beck as usual nails it: “It is time to pop the tea baggers’ favorite balloon (so what if it will be replaced by another?), and with that in mind I hereby offer to negotiate a $100,000 payday to the person who will come forward with a sex tape or phone records or anything else […]

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Eric Florack on May 31st, 2010

Single issue Ramble today. I want to speak briefly about Memorial day which is today. It’s always been a special day for me, because honoring our vets has always held special meaning for me; it’s a lesson my parents instilled very well, indeed. It was brought home to me, as I was recently looking at […]

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davidl on April 12th, 2010

Remember this, equals is a mathematical concept.    The idea of equality has no relationship biological or social groups.    I hold that no two groups have ever been equal, Thomas Sowell, in Investor Business Daily: One of the most ominous developments of our time has been the multicultural dogma that all cultures are equal. […]

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davidl on March 13th, 2010

Bitsblog reminder: Spring ahead, lose an hour of sleep, NASDAQ: The U.S. and much of Canada will move to daylight-saving?time from standard time on Sunday, when clocks will be moved forward by one hour. Regular items transmitted from these countries will appear one hour earlier in terms of Greenwich?Mean?Time (GMT). Not to worry, you’ll get […]

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davidl on February 15th, 2010

A local legend, Anthony Pontillo, as in Pontillo’s Pizza, has passed, from the Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY): When Anthony Pontillo and two of his brothers started the first of the family’s pizzerias in Batavia in 1947, few locals knew much about pizza. “People used to call and say ‘I want one of those pizzas,’” […]

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Eric Florack on January 17th, 2010

From the Palm 700P…. Hey Glenn: London Times: Haiti earthquake: a few more rescues, but aid still slow. “Nobody can go anywhere without security in the city. No aid workers can go anywhere without taking risks with security. That adds to the difficulty of delivering the aid because you not only have to have transport […]

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on January 15th, 2010

Editor’s note: It’s with pleasure that I introduce to you an old friend of mine… and a new author here at BitsBlog… Maribeth Achim. Maribeth has always been a creative sort, and so when I told her about this website and explained it’s thrust… that I consider that our politics should be reflective of our […]

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