Eric Florack on December 21st, 2011

Fultonville, NY– I’m at a rest area along the New York Thruway, after having turned around 500 miles today. Not much to report, really.   Saithood?  I commend to your reading an article by Thomas Sowell. I made a point last week about Gingrich’s legislative record vs Romney’s… and Sowell does as well: While the […]

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Eric Florack on September 26th, 2011

Westbury, Long Island, NY– A frequent stop for me… dropping off some drinks to the thirsty club shoppers. Nearly 80 here… you’d not know it was fall. Today, I’m going to do a one subject Ramble.   Some observations on the GOP races and faces: Romney:Certainly the favorite of the GOP establishment. That alone, given […]

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Eric Florack on September 5th, 2011

Rochester, NY— I’m home today, but will leave for Allentown PA tonight, for a couple of short hops. Four or five days out., in total. It’ll be a little cooler, and my truck is running well, so it should be a couple of fun days. Today is “Labor Day”. If you’re looking at your paycheck […]

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davidl on July 3rd, 2011

Fred is back! Well, kind of, sort of.  It no secret that the last presidential candidate we liked was Fred Thompson.  Alas Fred was just not into that campaign thing.  Well now the closest incarnation of Fred has announced.  Thad McCotter is in, from Thomas Lifson, American Thinker: Not too many people are excited about […]

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Eric Florack on July 1st, 2011

College Point, Queens, NY–  This one is a regular stop for me. Dropping a load off here, heading to MOuntain Top, PA then to Buffalo, NY and then home early Saturday morning. Alex went home after the thrid day. Sad, he missed out on NYC the very next day. Gotta love it: Fred Thompson. Obama: […]

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davidl on May 24th, 2011

We got Pawlenty, from Alexis Levinson, Daily Caller: Tim Pawlenty announced his candidacy for president in Iowa Monday afternoon under the banner of ‘truth,’ presenting himself as someone whose campaign would not just be made of empty promises, and who will instead be willing to tell the truth, even if it makes him unpopular. To […]

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davidl on December 11th, 2010

Don’t Ask, Don’t Think, the New York Slmes goes stupid: The Senate Stands for Injustice On one of the most shameful days in the modern history of the Senate, the Republican minority on Thursday prevented a vote to allow gay and lesbian soldiers to serve openly in the military of the United States. They chose […]

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davidl on February 4th, 2010

Until Fearless Leader resumes his Nightly Ramble, settle for a late supper. Is Chuckles vulnerable: Can we start treating Chuckie Schumer (D-NY) as vulnerable NOW? (H/T: Instapundit) He’s dropped another four points in two weeks. 51% in mid-January; 47% now. That’s the lowest it’s been since 2001. Admittedly, he’s currently up more or less two-to-one […]

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Eric Florack on January 18th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble MLK: Yes, today is Martin Luther King’s birthday, or at least when we celebrate it. David’s thoughts from 2007 are still potent today. Read them. David also pointed up last year From Martin Luther King’s “I have […]

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Eric Florack on November 4th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble EXPANDING ON NY23: Yes, I put up an extended commentary on the NY23 lessons this morning.  Michelle Malkin, today,  expands on this. Conservatives owe NY-23 candidate Doug Hoffman immeasurable gratitude. He overcame impossible odds (single digits just […]

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Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Change the oil, rotate the Tires” Edition Men are from Mars and Earth Girls are Easy… or something: John Hawkins has an interview up you’ll want to see,  with Shaunti Feldhahn, one half of […]

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Eric Florack on February 13th, 2009

I’ve got a new post up at Pajamas Media, this morning, encompassing Obama, the Herd Mentality, and offering some serious reccomendations to Republicans for the future: Ronald Reagan, for all that he was and did for this country, could not possibly have gotten himself elected to the presidency were it not for the towering failure […]

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Eric Florack on May 28th, 2008

Ramesh Ponnuru points out yesterday that in a Libertarian fantasy world the Cato institute’s platform would win in a landslide. I would hasten to add that the only reason that the whole thing is a fantasy is because nobody’s bothered trying to sell the American public on it. It’s that vision thing, again, that changing […]

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