davidl on September 6th, 2011

Good Riddings, at long last a Labor Day without Jerry Lewis, from Ann Althouse: “The End of the Jerry Lewis Telethon—It’s About Time.” Da Mayor’s shooting spree. Mayor Bloomberg’s political supporters keep killing and shooting people and all the mayor can do is to all for yet more gun control, from Jammie Wearing Fool: One […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2011

Middle Village, NYC,NY– It’s an OK place, but I don’t know as I’d want to live here. Too damned crowded for one thing. I’m here unloading at a mall, after having driven in in the small hours of  the morning… which if you’re driving anything larger than a pair of roller skates is decidedly the […]

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Eric Florack on November 14th, 2010

Forwarded from a reader: Linda Burnett, 23, a resident of San Diego, was visiting  her in-laws and  while there went to a nearby supermarket to pick up some groceries. Later, her husband noticed her sitting in her car in the  driveway with the windows rolled up and with her eyes closed, with both hands behind […]

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davidl on May 9th, 2010

Go green, get screwed, by Jay Fitzgerald. Boston Herald: Cape Wind, which wants to build 130 wind turbines off the coast of Cape Cod, and National Grid announced yesterday that they’ve reached an agreement to start charging customers 20.7 cents per kilowatt hour in 2013 – more than double the current rate of electricity from […]

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Eric Florack on March 20th, 2010

Just some notes for the other authors… I’ve upgraded to WP292, apparently without incident. Updated several plugins including a new SEO and  the random quotes plugin. I’ve added some speed ups to compress the raw HTML and the CSS, as well as what Java scripting I’ve been doing.  The HTML itself is now tight enough […]

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davidl on March 13th, 2010

Bitsblog reminder: Spring ahead, lose an hour of sleep, NASDAQ: The U.S. and much of Canada will move to daylight-saving?time from standard time on Sunday, when clocks will be moved forward by one hour. Regular items transmitted from these countries will appear one hour earlier in terms of Greenwich?Mean?Time (GMT). Not to worry, you’ll get […]

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Eric Florack on January 26th, 2010

From radio buddy Scott Fybush,  on Northeast Radio Watch, on Monday: *The final collapse of New York-based Air America Radio made big industry headlines at week’s end, but the bankruptcy liquidation of the pioneering progressive talk network won’t affect many timeslots on any NERW-land radio stations. There were no full-time Air America affiliates in the […]

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on October 12th, 2009

This week, once again, I will be hosting the internet rafio show The Bean Walker Live at Des Moines Local Live! The show airs Tuesday from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM.  During the first hour we will be talking about the Iowa Gubernatorial Candidate Forum this past weekend, the situation with the Iowa state budget, and Friday’s CBO report on the benefits of Tort Reform.  During the second hour, we will have Pastors Quintin Stieff and Dan Wentworth from Valley Church in West Des Moines to talk about a new program at Valley Church called “Love You Des Moines!”.

Join us!

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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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