Eric Florack on December 24th, 2012

Edtor’s note: Once again as in years past, I’ve found my inbox filled with messages from longtime readers who wonder if I’m going to be re-posting “A Bithead’s Christmas”, and begging me to do so. As I believe I’ve told you in previous years, I get more email about this one single post, these 2900 […]

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davidl on December 23rd, 2011

Eric’s local mall’s  doors opens at seven-thirty. At such a time, the mall is typically is only populated with mall walkers. The food court is open, but the stores are generally closed. Today, two Bitblog reporters, a/k/a breakfast patrons, reported long lines outside the local Footlocker. The stores were letting shoppers in one or two […]

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davidl on January 5th, 2011

To Kill a constitution, one does not have to truly brain dead to post for the Puffington Post, but it seems to help.  Amanda Terkel, link: WASHINGTON — The equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does not protect against discrimination on the basis of gender or sexual orientation, according to […]

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davidl on December 27th, 2010

Sharp Tack pricks Juan, Clarice Feldman destroys Juan Williams, first Williams, from Aaron Blake,Washington Post: Juan Williams: Palin not on same ‘intellectual stage’ as Obama Fox News contributor Juan Williams said Sunday that Sarah Palin “can’t stand on the intellectual stage” with President Obama. Williams, in his role as an analyst on Fox News Sunday, […]

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davidl on December 25th, 2010

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Eric Florack on December 24th, 2010

Editor’s note: We’ve been reposting this at BitsBlog for over a decade, now, each Christmas.  It’s among the most popular and requested posts we’ve ever had. It’s become a site tradition. A Bithead’s Christmas I find myself wanting to take more seriously, the challenge of writing to the subject of Christmas, today, than I have […]

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davidl on November 30th, 2010

Obama the bully, from Kyle Smith, New York Post: One staffer was conspicuously overweight. The president, in an incident that Wolffe believes proves how caring the man is, took it upon himself to present the aide with a salad for lunch — “then listened to him protest that he could take care of his own […]

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davidl on November 28th, 2010

Religion of Peace, Tim Fought and Nedra Pickler, Associated Press: PORTLAND, Ore. – A Somali-born teenager plotted “a spectacular show” of terrorism for months, saying he didn’t mind that children would die if he bombed a crowded Christmas tree-lighting ceremony, according to a law-enforcement official and court documents. Give an infidel sanctuary, and instead of […]

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davidl on May 3rd, 2010

Matthew Yglesias gets it: I’ve been feeling like I should say something about the failed terrorist attack this weekend in New York but can’t come up with much beyond the observation that I don’t quite get why this is prompting so much less freaking-out than the Christmas underpants bomber did. Both seem on a par […]

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davidl on March 24th, 2010

Why the one hasn’t won yet, Jay Cost, RCP: Last week, President Obama said again and again that the time for talk is over. Yet this week he’s going on the road to defend his new bill. This is why. ObamaCare is politically vulnerable. It lacks the bipartisan support that created and protected new entitlements […]

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on March 12th, 2010

Jones To The Grindstone.com Once the husband hits a high rank and supervisory status, the wife is expected to take on a new identity. The perfect military wife will make it look effortless and not complain in public. * * * Wearing the husband’s rank gets her panties in a wad… It was once described […]

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davidl on January 21st, 2010

It is hard having to correct the boss.   But I’ve been doing it for a long time and somebody needs to do.  Alas!   Eric rambled: ISSUE AVOIDANCE: It is flat out amazing to me that the wild scramble for pinning the blame on somebody for the Democrat party loss in Massachusetts, absolutely nobody on the […]

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Eric Florack on January 8th, 2010

Apparently ABC news needs to start offering remedial courses in recent history. First student should be Correspondent and all around leftie apologist George Stephanopoulos. President Obama yesterday took personal responsibility for failures in the Christmas day terror plot, but Rudy Giuliani still isn’t convinced. I spoke to the former mayor of New York City this […]

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Eric Florack on December 23rd, 2009

There is no moral imperative driving this message, tonight — no calls for a life of self sacrifice, no direct calls for intensive reflection this night, not even a real punch line of the story.  I will let you decide if these thoughts call for that. Tonight, I’m thinking back…. decades gone by, in fact. […]

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davidl on July 14th, 2009

Just to show that I have a non-judgemental side, I present  this interesting tale posted by Darleen Click, Protein Wisdom: There is a good case to be made that Bridget Kevan got a bum deal when she was arrested for dropping her kids and friends (two 12 y/os, and an 8, 7 and 3 y/o) […]

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