Eric Florack on April 13th, 2015

Today, I’m in Hanover Pennsylvania. I  dragged a load of salt down from Silver Springs New York to this place. I’ve never been here before, and the route in, given the small size of the streets around the place, made it a bit of a challenge. It’s a challenge I’m used to dealing with these […]

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From NJ.COM: TRENTON — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell is dismissing Gov. Chris Christie as a non-factor in the presidential race because of the controversial closing of lanes to the George Washington Bridge. He named Jeb Bush as his favorite GOP contender. “Not only can Chris Christie not win, I think he may have trouble […]

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davidl on August 12th, 2011

The rumble of discontent. Given the fact that Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Ohama, has become irrelevant, is the pining for Mrs. Clinton a sign of primary challenge for Dim Won? Rumblings,  from Bill McCl ellan, Saint Louis Today:, I was wrong about Barack Obama. I should have voted for Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary three […]

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Oslo, from Steven Erlanger,  New York Slimes: OSLO — The Norwegian police on Saturday charged a man they identified as a right-wing fundamentalist Christian in connection with the bombing of a government building in central Oslo and a shooting attack on a nearby island that together killed at least 92 people. reax, John Hinderaker, Powerline: […]

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davidl on July 13th, 2011

Throwing Granny under the bus, from James Taranto, Wall Street Jourmal: President Obama is pulling out the big guns and pointing them straight at your grandmother. “Obama on Tuesday said he cannot guarantee that retirees will receive their Social Security checks August 3” absent an agreement with Congress to raise the debt ceiling, CBS News reports: […]

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davidl on June 13th, 2011

Palin Mail, on those what twenty-four thousand e-mails the lame stream media was so eager to get their paws on, from Brian Clark Howard, Daily Mail: Its emergence today will also reinforce claims that, far from damaging Mrs Palin’s presidential hopes, the dossier of emails have in fact helped her campaign by revealing a more […]

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davidl on March 28th, 2011

Madison on the Thames, community organizers strike in London, from Ian Gallagher and George Arbuthnott, Mail Extremists hijack anti-government cuts demonstration 84 people injured – and at least 31 police officers hurt on day of violence Ritz hotel attacked with paint and smokebombs and 1,000 occupy Fortnum & Mason Protesters surge along Piccadilly, Regent Street […]

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davidl on March 23rd, 2011

Putting a Boot up Max, from Max Boot, Commentary: ContentionsTime for Close Air Support in Libya “We do not provide close air support for the opposition forces. We protect civilians.” So says Gen. Carter Ham, head of Africa Command, who is apparently running the war in Libya at least for the moment. My question is: […]

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davidl on March 21st, 2011

Would you believe that while Bit was trucking, I managed to recruit a new writer?    Well anyhow, without further introduction, I give you maiden post of Bitsblog’s neweset writer: I don’t oppose all wars. And I know that in this crowd today, there is no shortage of patriots, or of patriotism. What I am opposed […]

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davidl on March 18th, 2011

Does Dumbo really support privacy? From Jennifer Valentino-Devries, Wall Street Journal: Sen. John Kerry, a senior Democrat, and technology giant Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday backed the Obama administration’s call for broad privacy legislation at a Senate hearing that also exposed hurdles to passing such a law. “Modern technology allows private entities to observe the activity […]

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davidl on November 8th, 2010

Dumbo’s Delusion I, refuses to admit, or can not see, is the American people do not like his polices, from Toby Harnden,Telegraph (UK): The one thing Obama was not prepared to admit was that his policies, which have led to a massive expansion of government power and the national debt, could in any way be […]

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Eric Florack on September 5th, 2010

Dan Miller over at Pajamas Media: Some probably disagree, but I think President Obama’s race was the deciding factor in his election. Had he been Caucasian, Asian, or Hispanic, he probably would not have got the Democratic Party nomination, much less been elected president. President Hillary Clinton would likely be sitting behind the desk in […]

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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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davidl on June 8th, 2010

Welcome to the would have been longer Scramble.  Might get my first version up it it can be recovered. Juan Williams rips Obama administration, from Fox News, via Jennifer Rubin, Commentary: I think the problem here is this is an administration that, as Hillary Clinton famously pointed out, you may not want to have answer […]

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Eric Florack on June 1st, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble RESPONSIBILITY AND WHAT HAPPENS WHEN GOVERNMENT REMOVES IT: So much for the utopia that then candidate Obama promised us, once he was elected.  According to the Marathon Pundit 21 people were shot in separate incidents in Chicago […]

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