davidl on November 14th, 2011

Cripes  Suzette links this story: Chelsea Clinton to Report for NBC The appointment is immediate. Ms. Clinton will show up at the news division offices on Monday morning, said Steve Capus, president of NBC News, and will begin work on stories that NBC expects to use as part of its “Making a Difference” series, which […]

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davidl on September 27th, 2009

Big Russ has passed: BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The father of the late “Meet the Press” moderator Tim Russert, the inspiration for his son’s best-selling book about their relationship and lessons learned, has died. The family of Timothy Joseph Russert issued a statement saying he died Thursday of natural causes at age 85. The elder […]

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Eric Florack on June 12th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the First Dept Edition From our Dept of Intemperate Thoughts: So, now that Whalen has (wrongly, I think) apologized for ‘outting’ that Publius moron, when might we expect an apology for “outingouting” Jeff Gannon?  About the time that the […]

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Eric Florack on June 11th, 2009

I commented the other day, about Billy Beck’s writing on the anniversary of his father’s death.  As I told him offline, in other correspondence, he has the (I think, rare) gift for casting the thoughts surrounding those events into words. I think it has to do with his thought processes. I dont’ think his emotions surrounding […]

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Eric Florack on April 1st, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘shpere… The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Teleprompter Edition. We have written a virus that only works on Teleprompters, as demonstrated here, on the President’s prompters in Washington  a few days ago. I gather that all 12 of the prompters loaded […]

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Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere..Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble No matter what, we keep on truckin’. Gonna get cold up where again this weekend, though it’s nearly 40 at the moment, , in Ontario, NY which is east of Rochester by some 30 miles. James Joyner at OTB […]

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Eric Florack on August 3rd, 2008

Back along about the end of 2006, during a  Christmas break, I wrote an extended piece about Islam and some of the problems in the world with relation to it. I’ll post it here, because I think it’;s ideas are still of import, and particularly because it is important to the extended discussion I’m about […]

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Eric Florack on May 14th, 2008

Derb has decided to side with John Ratzenberger, who is on a kick to keep tinkering alive. I think they’re both right. Understand; I wrote most of this without bothering to actually read Derb’s article. The first couple paras of Derb’s were enough to set my fingers in gear, because it’s something that’s been nagging […]

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