davidl on November 28th, 2011

Spittle shield vendors to be hit hardest.   The number one source of spittle on Capital Hill,  Barney Frank, has announced his retirement,  Karen is heartbroken, from Lonely Conservative: Good Riddance! Barney Frank to Retire Now that the damage is done, Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) is retiring. Good riddance to him. Here’s a video report […]

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Eric Florack on April 4th, 2011

Carlisle, PA– I’m at the truck stop in Carlisle as I write this. Getting comfortable in the new truck I’ve been assigned is an effort that has taken weeks… as I suspected it would. There’s still work to be done on it, but I find myself being very productive with it, and suspect this truck […]

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Eric Florack on April 26th, 2010

Welcome back my friends, to the show that was on pause too long… the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble YEAH, I KNOW…. I let these Nightly Forays into political  and social commentary slide for a few nights. I’m still getting used to the new job.  I’ve been coming home each night well after 4pm, so tired so […]

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Eric Florack on January 12th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THROWING MARTHA COAKLEY A LIFE PRESERVER: At the Washington Examiner, Byron York looks at reports from Massachusetts and says: Frantic over the possibility that a Democrat might lose the race to replace Sen. Ted Kennedy in Massachusetts, […]

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Even Howard Dean called this “reform” plan crazy! “Reform” is in quotes because calling this reform is a lie.This is not reform it’s a complete socialist take over health care with rationing of care for the old and undesirable. If there was tort reform (anathema to the greedy trial lawyers like John Edwards, who coincidentally […]

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Eric Florack on March 23rd, 2009

Welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… em>The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Goin’ Mobile” edition. Yes, that pic is taken outside the Jake in Cleveland, just before a wind gust knocked it over, wiping out the sidewalk Hot Dog cart parked behind it.  It was quickly set back on […]

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Welcome dear reader, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble. Yeah, yeah, yeah… I know, Colin Powell. All the rage over the weekend. I don’t think there’s much argument against the idea that there’s a decided attempt on the part of some to keep General Powell in the headlines. Liberals, […]

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Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read in the ‘sphere… The Nightly Ramble…. Tuesday. 28 days until the election.4 days until my vacation, and about 5 hours to the second debate. And if you don’t understand the joke in the sign, you’re obviously 21 or under. In response to a couple E-mails, yes, […]

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Welcome, dear reader, to the most intense nightly read in the ‘sphere…  The Nightly Ramble…. Lots to cover today, as always and as dictated by events, most of it to do with the bailout which at this point (About 2pm eastern) is looking like it won’t pass.  so let’s get to it. Jerry Pournelle: Golden […]

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The WSJ, this morning: Top U.S. policy makers emerged from hours of tense negotiations with a clear message just after midnight Sunday morning: A deal to bailout U.S. financial markets has been agreed on and all that remains to be done is to commit the legislation to paper. Well, yeah… and in that translation, it […]

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davidl on September 26th, 2008

Barney Frank is not impressed with John McCain’s involvement in credit melt down: “McCain is Andy Kaufman in his Mighty Mouse costume – ‘Here I Come to Save the Day,’” Frank said as he left a Thursday morning caucus meeting with House Democrats, saying the Republican presidential candidate’s decision to enter the mix “is not […]

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