Eric Florack on December 8th, 2011

Can anyone explain what differences there are between Bermie Madoff and John Corzine, that would account for the differences in the press coverage they are each getting? Addendum:  (DavidL) Eric, the difference between Bernie and JC (Jon Corzine) is that the former is a competent crook.   Bernie knows where the money went.   JC  does not […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2011

Milton, PA– I came down here last night with a load of  green beans and such. They’re unloading me as I write this. It’s cool around here today, but not yet cold, except at night. My truck is running fine.   My internet connectivity is a little screwy as I get used to the new phone. […]

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davidl on August 2nd, 2011

Dumb Dickie Durbin, from Elise Foley, Puffington Post: WASHINGTON — The Republicans are killing Keynesian economics with their attempt to cut spending as the economy rebounds from a recession, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said in a floor speech on Sunday. “I would say … that symbolically, that agreement is moving us to the […]

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Eric Florack on July 21st, 2011

Jessup MD– Dropping a load here, then running to Carlisle, PA later. One of the hottest days in recent memory. How long till we hear “Global Warming’s to blame’…. (slap) REPAIRING THE IMAGE:  Glenn Reynolds asks an interesting question, speaking about Obama, and his approval rating which has been below 50% for six straight quarters, […]

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More Warmist bunk, from Richard Black, BBC News: The lull in global warming from 1998 to 2008 was mainly caused by a sharp rise in China’s coal use, a study suggests. The absence of a temperature rise over that decade is often used by “climate sceptics” as grounds for denying the existence of man-made global […]

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Eric Florack on April 22nd, 2011

Albany,NY— I’m at the Pilot Truck stop tonight,  and another week is in the books. Tomorrow, I take my empty to a warehouse near Rochester to  be loaded over the week end, and take my truck back to “The Barn”, and then go home to my wife and kids. I’ll be happy to see them […]

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davidl on March 14th, 2011

Dumbo on Guns, Barrack Obama, Arizona Daily Star: It’s been more than two months since the tragedy in Tucson stunned the nation. It was a moment when we came together as one people to mourn and to pray for those we lost. And in the attack’s turbulent wake, Americans by and large rightly refrained from […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2011

Evan Thomas: “The health care bill is a disaster”, from Daily Caller. “The health care bill is a disaster,” Thomas continued. “We’re sort of slowly learning – it’s not working. It’s interesting – they’re implementing it and it’s not working out at all as people anticipated. There’s all sorts of wildly wrong projections. As it’s […]

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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 May 2nd, 2010

Schooling the Professor, Glenn Reynolds, Instapundit: THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER is pushing an Obama cheating scandal story. Bah.  When was the last time they got one of these things right? Granted the Enquirer has developed a knack for finding titillating stories the MSM would just rather ignore, but it is simply not a scandal for a […]

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davidl on April 23rd, 2010

Dead white male, to wit George Carlin, destroys anthropogenic global warming alarmist.  Ace notes this lunacy from the Network of Lunacy, b/k/a CNN: Yes, CNN is actually pushing the Global Warming Causes Earthquakes and Volcanoes “theory.” Anyone notice that whatever Vengeance of the Goddess calamity befalls us, a “consensus scientist” informs us it’s all due […]

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davidl on March 2nd, 2010

A tip of the cap to the Brits who continue to cover the news the lame street media is afraid to report, from Gerald Couzens,  Mail(UK) A seven-month-old baby girl survived three days alone with a bullet in her chest beside the bodies of her parents and toddler brother. Argentines Francisco Lotero, 56, and Miriam […]

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Eric Florack on January 11th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble NOW WE”RE BACK TO GLOBAL COOLING: So says the Daily Mail. The amazing thing is the AGW crowd still hasn’t admitted they got it wrong and nobody’s called them out on it. CONGRESS’ WASTEFUL SPENDING IN COPENHAGEN: […]

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