davidl on April 2nd, 2011

Rand Paul – 1, Dirty Harry Reid – 0, Rand Paul the junior senator from Kentucky has Dirty Harry Reid flummoxed, Roberta Costa has the conservative story of the day, from National Review: Washington — Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.), a Tea Party favorite, has boxed Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) into a […]

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davidl on December 17th, 2010

Turds of Wisdom, from Karl Rove, Wall Street Journal: But a scorched-earth policy doesn’t make sense for the Obama White House. Independents voted Republican last month by a 59% to 38% margin not because they thought Mr. Obama too civil, his course too centrist, and his bipartisanship too energetic. In fact, they were sick of […]

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Eric Florack on August 22nd, 2010

As regular readers will know, I’ve had a new job for a few months now which has prevented me from doing much blogging. That’s changing, with the addition of an HP/Compaq NC6000 nI picked up used for $100. Everything’s there, everything works, including the wireless networking ability. It runs XP as does every other desktop […]

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Eric Florack on June 28th, 2010

Welcome to one and all to this most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble AS REGARDS DAVE WIEGEL…Does anyone not understand that the reason that the Post hired him in the first place was they knew he’d write exactly the way he did? They knew darned well his antagonistic views […]

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davidl on April 22nd, 2010

The Day Obama Care died. Barack Obama does not care about anybody except himself and he doesn’t hide it. What pay gap? Christina Hoff Sommers, American: The claim that American women as a group face systemic wage discrimination is groundless. Today is Equal Pay Day. Feminist groups and political leaders have set aside this day […]

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on December 27th, 2009

It has been said that writing down one’s thoughts and expecting others to read them is one of the most narcissistic acts possible. By JonesToTheGrindstone.com My family and best friends tell me that I am a talented writer and that one day I will be famous (!). Even though journalistic employment is in lean times […]

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on December 18th, 2009

,   www.JonesToTheGrindstone I couldn’t resist using the popular Internet abbreviation, “WTF,” to play-up a question with a complex answer: WTF is blogging? Yes, “what the flip”  (HA!) is blogging? Well, here is Dictionary.com’s definition, “To write entries in, add material to, or maintain a weblog.” And a weblog is listed as, “A website that displays […]

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davidl on October 5th, 2009

I don’t care for George Will as a political pundit.   However Will is a  person who has demonstrated a mastery of the beauty and power of the English Language.  Whereas Barack Obama as a politician makes his living using which he does not understand.    Obama is long a rhetoric, but short on achevement.     Will exposes […]

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Eric Florack on August 27th, 2009

These are from a couple years ago. They’re taken at Ashtabula, OH. on a chilly day. Long time readers will know I’ve always been a bit of a railfan, and that’s a trait I’ve passed on to my boys. (What boy isn’t fascinated with trains?) We made a trip over to northeastern OH for a […]

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Eric Florack on August 25th, 2009

I snapped this one during a morning walk along the Erie Canal. This is near Elmgrove Road in Greece, facing east, at around 9 in the morning. You can see the amount of bike traffic the trail gets. Lots of ducks, geese and the occasional heron or egret dot the water.

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Eric Florack on July 29th, 2009

I’ve been pretty much silent on this berth are controversy since its beginning, making only an occasional comment, preferring instead to let DavidL take the lead.  In any event I am pretty much in agreement with what he has been saying. That said, I notice a post this morning that I find hard to resist, […]

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Eric Florack on July 23rd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “We Need a Basketball” Edition The Infomercial: Heck no, I didn’t watch it. Neither did most other Americans. Those who did are reporting about what I expected… Obama didn’t deliver. Instead, he ended up […]

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Eric Florack on July 22nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is The “Highest form of Patriotism” Edition Principle?  In fairness, Billy,(And Martin)  Sowell’s wording in your quote suggests he was addressing a particular segment of his readership.  I suspect his understanding of the matter to be at […]

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Eric Florack on June 17th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphereThe BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Bread, MIlk and a Sixpack Edition” Publius/Whalen Redux: By way of James Joyner, I see that the English courts have ruled that Bloggers don’t have a legal right to anonimity. .A British judge has ruled […]

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Eric Florack on June 8th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Proposal” Edition Spin City: You can be reasonably assured of the Republicans pointing up the failure of the so-called ‘stimulus’ to help the American worker, while the Democrats are going to be spinning like tops, […]

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