davidl on December 30th, 2011

From an hysterical and deluded Talking Points Memo: Michele Bachmann Is In Love With The AR-15 Assault Rifle Quite wrong moose breaths. An assault rifle is capable of fully automatic fire, from Wikipedia: An assault rifle is a selective fire (selectable between semi-auto and fully automatic) rifle (capable of being fired from the shoulder) that […]

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Eric Florack on December 12th, 2011

Indianapolis, Indiana–.. As this is written, I am in Indianapolis for the third week in a row.  They’ve got me picking up new trailers out here and ferrying them back to Rochester… an effort to upgrade the entire fleet of trailers that we have.  These that I’ve been bringing back are pretty good shape and […]

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Eric Florack on October 6th, 2011

Corning,NY– I’m dropping a load off and taking a break. From here I’ll run back to Harrisburg and then back into NY again. Kind of a weird week for routing, really. Beautiful day for a drive, though. Crisp fall day, 60 degrees not a cloud in sight.   More on “Occupy Wall Street”– I spoke […]

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davidl on March 29th, 2011

Mocking Media Splatters, Mark Hemingway mocks David Brock, of Media Splatters for American, from Weekly Standard: But as Nietzsche once said, “At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.” MMFA is really, really insipid. I mean, as a professional journalist, I’m not sure how I […]

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davidl on December 16th, 2010

Fox News, reports, George Soros whines, from Ben Dimiero, Media Spatters: FOXLEAKS: Fox boss ordered staff to cast doubt on climate science In the midst of global climate change talks last December, a top Fox News official sent an email questioning the “veracity of climate change data” and ordering the network’s journalists to “refrain from […]

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davidl on October 22nd, 2010

Juan Williams, National Public Radio Fox News: Yesterday NPR fired me for telling the truth. The truth is that I worry when I am getting on an airplane and see people dressed in garb that identifies them first and foremost as Muslims. This is not a bigoted statement. It is a statement of my feelings, […]

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Eric Florack on August 21st, 2010

Starting to catch up on my reading. As it has been in the past, James Joyner’s Outside The Beltway is among my first stops: John Hawkins‘ unscientific survey of conservative bloggers on The 25 Worst Figures In American History is revealing. Aside from Richard Nixon and a couple of traitors and assassins, the list is […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web….  The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THE ESTABLISHMENT STRIKES BACK: I see the Washington Examiner making reference to an article over at The Politico : Politico’s Mike Allen and Kenneth Vogel have an interesting story today on an effort that has been in the […]

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Eric Florack on May 4th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the web….  The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. IS AL GIVING UP ON GLOBAL WARMING? Roger Simon seems to think so. BYE BYE CHARLIE! I see Charlie Crist is finally decided to hang up on the Republican party.  That’s OK, given the Republican Party hung up […]

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davidl on February 11th, 2010

How is that Hopey Changey thing working, Glenn Reynolds, Iinstapundit: “Despite all the talk of green jobs, the overwhelming majority of stimulus money spent on wind power has gone to foreign companies, according to a new report by the Investigative Reporting Workshop at the American University’s School of Communication in Washington, D.C. . . . […]

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davidl on January 21st, 2010

Eric Zimmerman, Hill writes President Obama came out swinging today against the Supreme Court’s ruling in a major campaign finance case.[…] With its ruling today, the Supreme Court has given a green light to a new stampede of special interest money in our politics.  It is a major victory for big oil, Wall Street banks, […]

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davidl on October 21st, 2009

Gee who’d have thunk.   ACORN lies and saps like Media Splatters and the Washington Post fall for it, roll the video: Gaius, Blue Crab Universe: Gee, ACORN Lied? Whodathunkit…. Breitbart strikes again. When the first series of sting videos showing ACORN employees cheerfully trying to help two people they thought were a pimp and a […]

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From the Washington Post this morning, comes word that the Obama administration is asserting it’s right to hold detainees involved in a wartime situation indefinitely.  There are several angles on this, so stay with me here. Obama administration officials, fearing a battle with Congress that could stall plans to close the U.S. prison at Guantanamo […]

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Eric Florack on May 18th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Truck Stop Edition The Fairness Doctrine in Acton:  Seems Crazy Uncle Hugo has decided to shut down the last TV station that questioned his authorty. Ah, fairness.  Do you Copy, MoDo? Actually, I’m quite […]

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Eric Florack on April 24th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere: The ever more popular BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Garden Store Edition When government rises, true charity falls: This blog has pointed out for years, that when taxes go up, ostensibly to support social services programs, actually charity giving suffers.  So […]

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