davidl on December 16th, 2011

Where ever the Occutads go they create a mess and leave to others to clean it up.   The mayor of DC wants you to foot the bill, from Politico, via Karen, Lonely Conservative: D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray is planning to ask the federal government to reimburse the city for costs related to the Occupy protests. […]

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davidl on July 20th, 2011

Eugene Robinson gets it wrong, from Washington Post: It is time to stop giving Herman Cain’s unapologetic bigotry a free pass. The man and his poison need to be seen clearly and taken seriously. […] But Cain’s prejudice isn’t against Mormons or Jews, it’s against Muslims. Open religious prejudice is usually enough to disqualify a […]

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davidl on April 11th, 2011

Dumbo gets distracted, a lot, Debra Saunder argues that President Barack Obama, a/k/a Dumbo, seems to view to process of actually governing as a mere distraction, from RCP: President Obama has dedicated his time in office to soaking up applause and shifting blame. Last year, when Democrats owned the White House, the House and the […]

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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 March 12th, 2011

I’ve had an interesting week traveling around in the truck. Some of it, I ended up using someone else’s truck since mine was under repair. Lower miles as a result mean lower income, I suppose, but that goes with the territory. As of this writing, I’m back in my own truck, and it seems to […]

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Eric Florack on November 20th, 2010

The the big news story for the last couple of weeks has been the IPO of General Motors .  They managed to raise something on the order of $20 billion last week selling literally millions of shares owned by the Federal government and reducing the Federal government’s share of General Motors to 33% down from […]

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davidl on September 22nd, 2010

Professor Thomas Sowell – 1, Dumbo – 0, Obamcare meets Basic Economics, loses, Patteico’s Pontifications: So what do you think might happen if you sought to make health insurance more widely available for children — by simply mandating that companies with child-only policies make those policies available to children with pre-existing conditions? So were the […]

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davidl on June 5th, 2010

Libtards do for the money, Chris Bowers, Open Left: Only five years ago, the progressive political blogosphere was still predominately a gathering place for amateur (that is, unpaid or barely paid) journalists and activists unattached to existing media companies and advocacy organizations.  Those days are almost completely over.   Now, the progressive blogosphere is almost entirely […]

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Eric Florack on May 20th, 2010

Welcome one and alter the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web ; the BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. A LIE BY ANY OTHER NAME I notice Ed Driscoll who is filling in for Glenn Reynolds  has an extended post up as regards to yet another lie about Vietnam service.  He asks the question, and rightly […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere in Blogdom: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble THERE IS A COST To be paid for the disorganized and totally ineffectual way the White House has been dealing with Iran. IF IT’S LIMITED SPEECH, HOW IS IT FREE? Ed Morrissey over at Hot Air looks at […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web….  The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. ALL POLITICS IS PRELUDE TO CIVIL WAR: An interesting Scott Ott interview with Billy Beck ostensibly about this. IMMIGRATION CONTINUED: In response to some of the (utterly nonsensical)  feedback I got on the immigration item in yesterday’s RAMBLE […]

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Eric Florack on March 19th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The Bitsblog Nightly Ramble DANGEROUS EXPANSION : The WSJ says the House Healthcare bill dangerously expands IRS power. Well, yes. Of course it does.  When we talk about expanding powers for the Federal government, how can we help but talk about […]

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Eric Florack on October 12th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. LACK OF ACCOMPLISHMENT: They’re starting to recognize, over on the left that the continual campaign mode of Mr Obama is not indicative of any actual accomplishments.  Jules Crittenden takes it all in and opines: It’s dawn over Provincetown. […]

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MicrophoneUpdate! Link to podcast of today’s show!

Last Tuesday (September 29), I hosted the second half of Tim Albrecht’s program “The Bean Walker Live!” on Des Moines Local Live, and today begins 3 weeks of hosting the program in full while Tim concentrates on getting married!

On today’s show, during the first hour I will have Shane Vander Hart from Serve Our Youth Network to share about the volunteer opportunities they have and how they cooperate with local government to impact the lives of high-risk kids in the Des Moines Metro area.

During the second hour […]

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Eric Florack on October 2nd, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere..The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble UNEMPLOYMENT AT 9.8%: That’s far worse than was estimated… about double, in fact. And if you count those who have simply giving up trying to locate a job, it goes to 17%. Hope and change. WHERE’S YOUR HEAD, […]

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