Those of you with memories that last longer than the 30 seconds of the average Obama supporter, will recall this little incident of a few months ago, where he bowed to King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.  The moment was captured, much to Administrations chagrin by AFP, whose photo this is. Now, at the […]

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Eric Florack on June 11th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Bit’sBar” edition. Lots going on tonight. Pour yourself a cold one, and let’s get to it. A tale of two murders: LaShawn Barber  over at Pajamas Media does her usual fabulous job of getting […]

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Eric Florack on June 2nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…;The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the BitsBlog Bay Edition Enable Comments? One of the things about having guest bloggers, as Reynolds is about to find out, is that occasionally, they’ll do some things you hadn’t expected. Usually, that’s good. Sometimes, not […]

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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 October 5th, 2008

The supposedly peace loving liberals among us must feel blind sided as regards the middle east these days, as they are a great many things. Because of Bill Clinton’s bumbling in the middle east, we’re now closer to war than we have been in years. Ah, yes… middle east peace. Never have so many westerners […]

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Eric Florack on September 11th, 2008

Reposted from 9/13/01 It is recorded in our history books that when he looked down at the ship full of smiling, victorious faces… faces of his flyers, just having returned from Pearl Harbor, Japanese fleet Admiral Yamamoto was quiet, pensive, even apprehensive. He later wrote in his private diary, “I fear all I have done […]

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Eric Florack on May 3rd, 2008

Heh… It’s almost fun to watch the pain of the New York Times, as they’re forced to relate: LONDON — Boris Johnson, the floppy-haired media celebrity and Conservative member of Parliament who transformed himself from a shambling, amusing-aphorism-uttering figure of fun into a plausible political force, was elected mayor of London on Friday. Mr. Johnson’s […]

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Eric Florack on April 3rd, 2008

BUENOS AIRES (AFP) – Argentina’s claim to the Falkland Islands, which remain in British hands after the 1982 war between the two countries, is “inalienable,” President Cristina Kirchner said Wednesday. The sovereign claim to the Malvinas Islands is inalienable,” she said in a speech marking the 26th anniversary of Argentina’s ill-fated invasion of the islands, […]

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On both sides of the pond, concerned parents complain about books targeting school children which promote willful homosexual behavior, as if it were  normal.   The parents complain and  the school boards ignore.  Now good news, Mike Pechar, Jawa Report, has found a way for concerned parents to get the filth of their children’s school libraries: (Bristol, England) […]

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Eric Florack on March 17th, 2008

BAGHDAD – AP-U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney opened a new U.S. push for political unity in Iraq on an unannounced visit Monday, just ahead of the fifth anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion.Cheney landed at Baghdad International Airport, then flew by helicopter into the dusty, heavily secured Green Zone for talks with U.S. military and diplomatic […]

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The Times Online, yesterday, puts some fresh light on plastic bags and those who want them banned:  Scientists and environmentalists have attacked a global campaign to ban plastic bags which they say is based on flawed science and exaggerated claims. The widely stated accusation that the bags kill 100,000 animals and a million seabirds every […]

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davidl on February 2nd, 2008

Senator Arlen “Scottish Law” Spector in letter to N.F.L. Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to know why the league destroyed the evidence of the New England Patriot spying on the New York Jets, from brnaz, Empty Wheel: “That requires an explanation,” Specter said. “The N.F.L. has a very preferred status in our country with their antitrust […]

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Spent some of today rebuilding a Palm Pilot E2 out of scrap parts.You may recall I had bought a junker to strip for parts for my own unit, but still needed a screen. So, I got another screen. Which left me with, aside from my working unit, another Palm which needed a screen. So I […]

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Eric Florack on January 13th, 2008

A STUDY that claimed 650,000 people were killed as a result of the invasion of Iraq was partly funded by the antiwar billionaire George Soros. Soros, 77, provided almost half the £50,000 cost of the research, which appeared in The Lancet, the medical journal. Its claim was 10 times higher than consensus estimates of the […]

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Eric Florack on December 15th, 2007

There’s an interesting discussion going on and just now a cross blog discussion about religion and politics.  The interested parties I’ve noticed thus far are Cassandra over at Villainous Company, and Bruce McQuain over at Q&O. In turn, the discussion extends to Charles Krauthammer, and Peggy Noonan. I urge you to read all four articles […]

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