Eric Florack on December 14th, 2011

James at OTB suggests he knows why the GOP establishment doesn’t like Gingrich. He offers up the usual litany, but noplace does he offer the real reason: As to the issues, Gingrich makes Mitt Romney look like a pillar of consistency.   Really, James? Romney favored “Assault” Weapons Ban Romney Favors Waiting Periods to Buy […]

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davidl on December 13th, 2010

Dumbo forced to clean up his own mess, rather that hole in roof, Barack Obama seems to prefer mopping the floor, from USA Today: President Obama is engaging in some post-WikiLeaks diplomacy. In phone calls Saturday to the leaders of Turkey and Mexico, Obama deplored the WikiLeaks release of once-secret diplomatic cables — some of […]

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davidl on March 14th, 2010

Dan Riehls the Left, Riehl World View: Isn’t It Time To Euthanize Reid’s Wife? I’m not sure I quite understand this, given that cost is so important as a burden to taxpayers when it comes to health care. If Democrats want so badly to abort babies because of it, why are we bothering with someone […]

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As a business owner, tax payer and elected official, I freely admit that I am VERY skeptical when the government warns me about anything. Government typically causes more problems than they solve, and it’s in their own best interests (power, taxes, etc) to have a crisis du jour and keep people alarmed and afraid. Fearful […]

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davidl on April 23rd, 2009

A lot, David Freddoso, National Review: But now, John McCormack writes, the MIT profesor admits that he wasn’t counting as a “cost” the higher energy taxes that Obama’s cap-n-trade will make consumers pay. On average, those higher taxes, based on the MIT study, will come to . . . $3,128 per American household. Whatever the […]

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davidl on March 24th, 2009

First the good news, Jim Mann,Daily Inter Lake reports the death of Algore’s pet theory, anthropogenic global warming: The prevailing conclusion at the New York conference, according to Berry, is that “the global warming hypothesis is dead, scientifically Now the bad news, the Obama administration never got the memo, Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post: The Environmental Protection […]

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davidl on March 21st, 2009

Senator John Kerry and Barbara Boxer are both rich and stupid: Washington (CNSNews.com) – Democratic Sens. John Kerry and Barbara Boxer told CNSNews.com that the nation must adopt the Obama administration’s cap-and-trade proposal to reduce carbon emissions, even if it results in massive increases in gasoline and electricity prices. Anthropogenic  global warming is a fraud […]

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Connecticut takes dead aim at First Amendment, Jack Fowler, National Review: The [Democrat]-controlled Judiciary Committee has introduced Raised Bill 1098, a bill aimed specifically at the Catholic Church, which would remove the authority of the bishop and pastor over individual parishes and put a board of laymen in their place. Yes, we’re asking the same […]

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davidl on March 5th, 2009

As the economy and the markets continue to tank, the question become  is the Obama administration just plain inept or purely evil.    The evidence suggests the latter.   The five dumbest word in a soft economy may well be “Cap and Trade,” and “”carbon tax.”   The Obama administration is at least smart enough […]

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davidl on January 3rd, 2009

The hoax of Anthropogenic Global Warming is  being exposed, even in normally leftarded sources, Harold Ambler, Puffington Post: To be told, as I have been, by Mr. Gore, again and again, that carbon dioxide is a grave threat to humankind is not just annoying, by the way, although it is that! To re-tool our economies […]

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Eric Florack on November 13th, 2008

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read on the ‘shere… Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble. I shouldn’t have to tell you the amount of heat I’m taking for my stand on Unions. Boortz, today touches on this, too… Yesterday we talked at length about the auto industry and how it is completely drowning because […]

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It’s August, already? Where the hell did July go?   2/3rds of the summer is gone and I’m just getting started on the stuff I wanted to do this year. Honorable Mention at OTB’s caption Contest. I gotta admit, that one was easy. I’m sure a man of his stature will not notice this, but I […]

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I note with interest, Brian Mahoney over at Radio Equalizer, pretty much echoing my thoughts of  as regards the Knoxville Shooter and the attempt tp attach him to all things right-wing. As Brian says: Our lefty friends need to decide how far they really want to push this argument, because soon enough, future news events […]

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Eric Florack on May 20th, 2008

I use Firefox here at Casa de Bit; there’s a copy on every computer I have online. I particularly like the web development tools and the plugins for WordPress. I gather from the rumor mill that Firefox is about ready to release version 3, assuming the reviews on the candidate go well. V3RC1 is on […]

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