davidl on January 23rd, 2011

Blowing in the Wind, Charles M. Blow whines for yet more gun control, from New York Times: According to 2005 data from the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, a comparison of member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development for which data were available showed that the U.S. is in a league […]

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davidl on December 4th, 2010

‘Rats question Pubs’ Patriotism, then inside the Beltway, respect is a one way street, from John Stanton, Roll Call: Following several hours of floor speeches hammering the GOP, a handful of Democrats including Sens. Bob Menendez (N.J.), Charles Schumer (N.Y.), Debbie Stabenow (Mich.), Claire McCaskill (Mo.), Jack Reed (R.I.) and Jeff Merkley (Ore.) attacked Republicans […]

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davidl on October 30th, 2010

Candidate assaulted in Rochester NY, Rochester media stone cold silent, from Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit: Rochester, NY – Wednesday evening, Jill Rowland, the 28th congressional district candidate, was attending a question and answer round table discussion at the Radisson hotel in downtown Rochester. Dr. Rowland was an invited guest of the Turkish American Business and […]

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Eric Florack on March 20th, 2010

Michelle is reporting: Well, well, well. Breaking news all over that the Dems have now abandoned Demon Pass. WaPo alert: House Democratic leaders say they will take a separate vote on the Senate health care bill, rejecting an earlier, much-criticized strategy that would have permitted them to “deem” the measure passed without an explicit vote. […]

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Eric Florack on November 6th, 2009

There are lots of conflicting reports on the number of victims of  Nidal Malik Hasan and his bloody ramage at Ft Hood yesterday.  the most reliable reports that I’ve found suggest that there’s 13 dead as of this morning and some 30 others are hospitalized. As usual, I didn’t bother trying to keep up with […]

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Eric Florack on June 4th, 2009

Oh, my. Where to begin, on an examination of Obama’s speech to the Middle East? I’m certainly not going to hit you with all 6000 words.  I can’t even jump on everything in the speech that should be jumped on. An intensive response would take a week to formulate and still not cover ten percent of the […]

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Eric Florack on May 21st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the “Still in the truck stop” edition  Minority Broadcasters, again: Limbaugh touched on this yesterday:  I lived through the ‘minority broadcasters’ nonsense in the 70’s, and saw the crap being shoveled first hand.  So I […]

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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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davidl on May 1st, 2009

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General of the United States United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.  20530-0001 Dear Attorney General Holder: This letter is respectfully submitted to inform you that I must decline the invitation to participate in the May 4 roundtable meeting the President’s Task Force on […]

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Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2009

Fox News, this monring: New York Gov. David Paterson will name Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, an upstate Democrat, to replace Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Senate, a Democratic official with knowledge of the governor’s decision told FOX News on Thursday night. Gillibrand, elected in 2006, represents the state’s 20th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives. […]

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Eric Florack on January 4th, 2009

In doing my morning rounds this morning I notice that there’s an awful lot of traffic on Michelle’s place this morning with regards to Habitat for Humanity.  An example: The battle has been brewing for some time. A quick Google search shows that the New York Times covered the story in June 2007: Seven years […]

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YetAnotherJohn on July 26th, 2008

Why does the left block US energy development? The answer is their value system is different from the mainstream of the country. But the left’s blocking energy development costs all of us. Case in point. Do you know how much oil shale is in the US? Eight times as much as the Saudi Arabia reserves. 2118 Billion […]

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Eric Florack on June 4th, 2008

This is huge. The Souix City Journal is reporting: By a solid 58 percent to 42 percent margin, county voters approved Hyperion’s request to rezone 3,292 acres of farm land for a new classification, Energy Center Planned Development. “What happened tonight, we were not supposed to be able to do,” Phillips told a cheering audience. […]

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