davidl on February 1st, 2011

STFU Jimmy, it is bad enough watching the Obami bungle the crisis in the Middle.  A failed president in his dotage seems to have forgotten that he has been out of office over thirty years, from Erika Niedowski, Hill: Former President Jimmy Carter said Sunday that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will likely be forced to […]

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davidl on May 30th, 2010

Is  there a Pulitzer for Iowahawk? MoDo, Maureen Dowd has a Pulitzer and MoDo’s specialty is writing columns on what what she thinks other people are thinking.  Iowahawk  has done MoDo one better, he writes about the Sarah Palin which resides in liberal brains,  here: Where are our oil reserves? Nice Deb does the work […]

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Eric Florack on June 22nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense night read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Rail car Graffiti Edition. Sorry about the blur, the thing was moving at track speed. (yeah, right) They’ve let us down before, Yvonne: Over in Hartford, Yvonne Davis demonstrates how Bush- type centrism has lost […]

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Eric Florack on June 11th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Bit’sBar” edition. Lots going on tonight. Pour yourself a cold one, and let’s get to it. A tale of two murders: LaShawn Barber  over at Pajamas Media does her usual fabulous job of getting […]

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Eric Florack on May 21st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “Still in the truck stop” edition  Minority Broadcasters, again: Limbaugh touched on this yesterday:  I lived through the ‘minority broadcasters’ nonsense in the 70’s, and saw the crap being shoveled first hand.  So I […]

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Eric Florack on April 29th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “Bang the Drum Slowly” Edition Spectre Specter: I’ve gotten some interesting feedback from readers on this monring article on Arlen Specter.  Also gotten some linnks in for other the take of others on the […]

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Eric Florack on August 4th, 2008

Word from the Winston-Salem Journal, this morning, that Announcer Skip Caray has died. Caray, who would have celebrated his 69th birthday on Aug. 12, went to take a nap yesterday afternoon and didn’t wake up. He is survived by his wife, Paula, two sons, Chip and Josh, two daughters, Shayelyn and Cindy, and seven grandchildren. […]

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It’s August, already? Where the hell did July go?   2/3rds of the summer is gone and I’m just getting started on the stuff I wanted to do this year. Honorable Mention at OTB’s caption Contest. I gotta admit, that one was easy. I’m sure a man of his stature will not notice this, but I […]

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Eric Florack on June 7th, 2008

From ESPN: Jim McKay, 86, a longtime television sports journalist, has died of natural causes in Maryland, according to a statement from the McKay family. McKay is best known for hosting “ABC’s Wide World of Sports” and 12 Olympic Games. McKay won numerous awards for journalism, including the George Polk Memorial Award and two Emmys […]

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