Eric Florack on April 22nd, 2011

Albany,NY— I’m at the Pilot Truck stop tonight,  and another week is in the books. Tomorrow, I take my empty to a warehouse near Rochester to  be loaded over the week end, and take my truck back to “The Barn”, and then go home to my wife and kids. I’ll be happy to see them […]

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davidl on April 10th, 2011

Oh Boy, after shocks in Egypt: CAIRO (AP) — Demonstrators burned cars and barricaded themselves with barbed wire inside a central Cairo square demanding the resignation of the military’s head after troops violently dispersed an overnight protest killing one and injuring 71 What’s his face must go. Reax, Bruce McQuain, Questions and Observations: For those […]

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Eric Florack on May 23rd, 2010

I’m starting a new category of posts here at BitsBlog, which I hope will be of at least passing interest to you.  I’m going to call the category “The Truck Collection”. It’ll be pics of trucks that really catch my eye. . I admire folks who do this with cars, for the massive time and […]

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Eric Florack on October 16th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THE NFL /ANTI-RUSH PLOT THINS:  Joseph Ashby at American Thinker today, says: Of the four stories run on ESPN.com about Limbaugh’s bid for the Rams (October 6, October 12, October 15, and another October 15) none of […]

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Eric Florack on September 24th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…. The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Burgers and Fries and Cherry Pies” Edition. Ah, Charley Pride. NEW WORLD ORDER: Does anyone remember when that phrase used to send the left into spastics? Not anymore. Yet another of the many double […]

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Eric Florack on September 18th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly reads on the sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Friday Night Pizza Edition ABANDON SHIP!!! Byron York says the rats are abandoning the good ship ACORN. ALl this outrage is interesting, but ya know there’s an interesting question that none of the pols have bothered […]

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Eric Florack on September 9th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Now you’ve got no excuse” edition LIBERAL FACIST: Jonah takes the theme of his recent book, Liberal Facisn, and runs with it here: Thomas Friedman writes: Watching both the health care and climate/energy debates in […]

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Eric Florack on July 6th, 2009

A great piece from Mary Grabar at Pajamas Media today. Here’s a bit of it: But those streets, once havens for displaced persons, soon were destroyed by the utopian plans of collectivists and their agitators who urged the mobs to violence. The neighbors of my working-class neighborhood in Rochester, New York, complained from their front […]

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Eric Florack on June 30th, 2009

The President has demanded a raising of CAFE standards by some 30%.  The only way to get to this level is make cars and trucks smaller and lighter. Problem is, it also makes cars and trucks less crashworthy.  Some 2000 deaths annually are caused even by the CAFE standards we had in place before the […]

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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 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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Eric Florack on May 28th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the The “ChooChoo, Daddy!” Edition. The Honeymoon is officially over:  Jennifer Rubin: The jig is up. The stimulus is a bust. That has some serious political ramifications for Democrats who will be on the ballot in 2010. […]

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Eric Florack on May 26th, 2009

Welcome, one and all tot he most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “All this and a hat, too” Edition More Base!! To start with, today, we see a comment from Glenn Reynolds: FUNNY THAT THEY KEPT HIM SO QUIET FOR EIGHT YEARS, THEN: Poll: The more […]

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davidl on May 19th, 2009

The leftards railed against the circa five thousand soldiers were lost in Iran.   You know the chant:  Bush lied, people died.    Yet Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency standards are already killing people,  Karl, Hot Air: As for the increased motorist deaths, which the National Academy of Sciences once estimated at 1,300 to 2,600 in 1993 alone, even […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2009

Well, now of course they’ve got the power. They’ve got control, and they’ve taken control of the car companies as well. As yet, however, they can’t force me to buy something, though I don’t doubt that’s coming.  They can by means of pollution standards, force my vehicle off the road eventually.  Now do you begin to understand why this ‘global warming’ nonsense has been so important the last decade or so?

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