Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2011

OK, I promised you some pics, and here they are, but first some background. Due to equipment problems, and some timing issues, I was unable to get out of town before the snowstorm hit in Carlisle, PA, the other night.,  drove for a few hours and was almost out of legal time, (Truckers are restricted […]

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davidl on November 8th, 2010

Not only no, but Hell no, George Pataki is hinting at running for President, from Rick Klein, ABC News: “When you look back at the past two years, it’s been very disappointing, not only — not just for Republicans, but for the American people,” Pataki told us. “And I think it shows the importance of […]

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Eric Florack on June 6th, 2010

Several notes. Well, first of all, we have had some site issues this morning, apparently relate to an issue with a plugin update. For some reason, the webserver cache isn’t responding as it should.  I’ve disabled it to allow business as usual to go on here at BitsBlog. I’m investigating it …. (As are the […]

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davidl on May 15th, 2010

For whom the bill tolls, Megan McArdle,  Atlantic: The Health Care Reform Already Costs More Than We Thought It Would There’s been a spate of bad news recently about the health care bill. Henry Waxman canceled his War on Accounting, not because there was a sudden breakout of common sense on Capitol Hill, but because […]

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Eric Florack on February 6th, 2010

I have been saying for years now that if the terrorists ever wanted to shut down Washington DC, all they would have to do is make it snow.  2in. or so oughta do it.  The people in and around Washington DC are incapable of dealing with what  mother nature dishes out, or even identify it, […]

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Eric Florack on February 1st, 2010

I’m sitting on a bus on I-90 westbound just coning into Buffalo as I write this. I must say these Greyhound busses are amazing. 110volt power, Wi-Fi and the thing rides like my Buick. I’ve run into the usual cross section of people so far…a number of nice people a few real rectal-cranial inversions and […]

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Eric Florack on January 26th, 2010

From radio buddy Scott Fybush,  on Northeast Radio Watch, on Monday: *The final collapse of New York-based Air America Radio made big industry headlines at week’s end, but the bankruptcy liquidation of the pioneering progressive talk network won’t affect many timeslots on any NERW-land radio stations. There were no full-time Air America affiliates in the […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2009

Welcome, everyone (Even you Democrats) to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the Sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the ” Tax Protest” Edition Webmater’s notes: This thing went out several hours early due to an error in programming. Sorry. GLOBAL WARMING? No… Coldest summer in Chicago in 66 years.  At some point, they’re […]

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Eric Florack on June 24th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Happy Hump Day” Edition” The picture to your right is a railroad hump. It’s how cars are sorted in many rail yards around the country. You push the rail cars up the hill, and disconnect them and let […]

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Eric Florack on May 20th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “Yet Another Truck Stop” Edition That’s two Truck Stops in as many weeks, I know. I’m not sure what it is about old truck stops I find so appealing.  I certainly like to travel, […]

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davidl on March 18th, 2009

President Obama is mulling declaring war on wounded veterans, David Goldstein, McClatchy Newspapers: WASHINGTON-The Obama administration is considering making veterans use private insurance to pay for treatment of combat and service-related injuries. The plan would be an about-face on what veterans believe is a long-standing pledge to pay for health care costs that result from […]

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Eric Florack on March 16th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble. This is the Motel edition. The Religion Of Peace: Soeren Kern reports that guy who beheaded a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus in Canada was found ‘not criminally responsible’? I have been far less than impressed with what […]

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Eric Florack on March 4th, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere, the ever increasingly popular Bitsblog Nightly Ramble. This is the “Boy are we ever LOST” edition. WARNING: This Bitsblog entry may contain information that is  unsuitable for overly sensitive persons with low self-esteem, no sense of humour or irational political beleiefs. Among these are sufferers of […]

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With all the attention being placed on the story out of Buffalo about the beheading of Aasiya Z. Hassan the other day,  I’ve been watching the Buffalo outlets a bit more closely.  This morning, I note this story from yesterday, in the Buffalo News,  of which, I’ll echo a bit: Nazim Mangera felt tears welling […]

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Eric Florack on February 16th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘shpere… Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble This is the President’s day edition. Historians say that Lincoln had his car serviced here. Then again, these are the same people who think FDR and his socialism made the depression shorter. Mandates: So, Crazy Uncle Hugo thinks the […]

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