davidl on October 1st, 2011

Immigration enforcement works BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) – Hispanic students have started vanishing from Alabama public schools in the wake of a court ruling that upheld the state’s tough new law cracking down on illegal immigration. Education officials say scores of immigrant families have withdrawn their children from classes or kept them home this week, afraid […]

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Eric Florack on January 23rd, 2010

Dodd Harris over at OTB makes the excellent point that: At the core, corporations are just human constructs. We invented them to further our own purposes. They exist as concepts rather than physical objects, but have no more or less moral agency than any other human invention. Just as a gun or a piece of […]

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Eric Florack on January 6th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble INTERESTING PASSAGE: The guy who shot up the Holocaust Museum a few months ago, has died in prison. NIGERIA LAUGHER: Nigeria is now screaming that the new air rules are going to cause problems for our ‘bilateral […]

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Eric Florack on July 10th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Car Wax edition Whoa… Check it out! I usually don’t mention caption contests until they’ve been won by someone on the BitsBlog team, here. But check the shots Dodd (and now Joyner) are running for […]

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Eric Florack on June 22nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense night read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Rail car Graffiti Edition. Sorry about the blur, the thing was moving at track speed. (yeah, right) They’ve let us down before, Yvonne: Over in Hartford, Yvonne Davis demonstrates how Bush- type centrism has lost […]

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Eric Florack on June 18th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nigtly Ramble Children: This observation is so obviously true, that it’s interesting it still has to be made. I guess it’s the same function, though, that I spoke of to him a while ago, when I spoke of teaching and re-teaching the […]

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Eric Florack on May 15th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Future Camper” Edition I have the POWER…. So now Arlen Specter is willing to compromise on “Card Check”?  I keep telling you, and perhaps now you’ll understand me when I say it again: It’s always […]

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Eric Florack on April 8th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Free Internet edition Suicide by Billing Rates: Let’s call this what it is; the Associated Press is busily committing suicide. The fact of the matter is they need all the good vibes they can […]

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Eric Florack on March 31st, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Boy are we LOST” edition. Deconstructing the double standard: I’ve got a fair enough idea of why Obama’s been taking a different tack on the Automakers than he has been the banks… The Unions.  […]

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Eric Florack on March 27th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nghtly read anywhere on the sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the ‘Wonderful Wino” edition. Olberman still a loser: Glenn Reynolds notes that Glenn Beck is outdrawing Keith Overbite. Like, this is a surprise? Rove in 2010?: I’ve been watching Karl Rove quite closely the last several […]

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Eric Florack on March 24th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense night read anywhere on the ‘sphere The Bitsblog Nightly Ramble This is the “Turn Right Here” edition. I think, therefore….I really ought to start linking The American Thinker more. Here’s a couple of ’em: Do nothing: Today, Jon Hall over there, suggests having a  ‘do nothing Congress’ […]

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Eric Florack on March 18th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ’sphere: The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the Black Sign Edition. Mostly because I’m running out of names.   Memo to Chuckles the Clown Schumer: Article 1 Section 9 No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed. Article […]

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davidl on March 17th, 2009

I am neither a lawyer, play one on television, nor give press conferences pretending to me one.    In other words, I am not Barack Obama,  Helene Cooper, New York Times: WASHINGTON – President Obama vowed to try to stop the faltering insurance giant American International Group from paying out hundreds of millions of dollars in bonuses […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2009

Mark Hemingway at The Corner: I was perusing an old column by Kevin Rennie, the former Connecticut state legislator that broke the cottage story, and noticed this interesting tidbit: During the fourth quarter of 2008, Dodd’s Senate re-election campaign — Friends of Chris Dodd, indeed — paid $65,000 in legal fees to the firm Perkins […]

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2009

OK, I know that by now a lot of you either saw or read though this speech of Obama’s, and so it’s old news. But I’ve seen nobody rip through this thing point by point. I can understand why… with my work and family schedule it took me most of a day to get this […]

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