Eric Florack on April 13th, 2011

Saratoga,NY— I’m delivering at a warehouse here. I’m writing this on my phone, so sorry I don’t have any pics to show you; I’ve not figured out how to do that yet. Kind of an active week, though slightly screwed up, schedule -wise. So far, this week, I’ve een to Mountaintop, PA, Carlisle, PA, Newburgh, […]

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Eric Florack on September 12th, 2010

Well, now we have an idea why the Democrats refuse to take seriously the tax evasion charges against their own…  Remember when Timothy Geithner… the guy supposedly handing out budgets, turned out to have not payed his taxes in years? The left leapt to his defense. Now we know why. Seems he’s far from alone. […]

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Eric Florack on January 9th, 2010

The LA Times is reporting: Art Clokey, the creator of the whimsical clay figure Gumby, died in his sleep Friday at his home in Los Osos, Calif., after battling repeated bladder infections, his son Joseph said. He was 88. Clokey and his wife, Ruth, invented Gumby in the early 1950s at their Covina home shortly […]

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Eric Florack on September 28th, 2009

Max Boot in this morning’s LA TIMES: During last year’s campaign, Barack Obama stressed that while he wanted to withdraw from Iraq, he was no pacifist. “As president,” he said on July 15, 2008, “I will make the fight against Al Qaeda and the Taliban the top priority that it should be. This is a […]

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Eric Florack on September 16th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Have a Beer” edition THE LEFT REACTS TO ACORN REVELATIONS: To which, Don Surber adds his own reax. And so does Michelle. And, Hugh, for that matter.  John Fund. And the LA Times.  I […]

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Eric Florack on July 16th, 2009

I examine what that means, by way of some rather slippery defense of the MSM’s inaction, being put up by the LA Times.

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Eric Florack on May 2nd, 2009

The LA Times is reporting: Jack Kemp, the all-star college and pro quarterback who went on to serve nine House terms, as secretary of Housing and Urban Development and as Robert Dole’s VP running mate on the 1996 Republican presidential ticket, died this evening. Kemp also ran his own unsuccessful presidential campaign in 1988 against […]

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Eric Florack on December 9th, 2008

LA Times: Dennis Yost, 65, the lead singer of the 1960s soft rock group the Classics IV, died Sunday at Fort Hamilton Hospital in Hamilton, Ohio, of respiratory failure, according to a hospital spokeswoman. he Classic IV had a series of hits, including “Spooky,” “Traces of Love” and “Stormy.” Yost, a native of Detroit, played […]

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Simon Owens over at Blogasm managed to grab an interview with LA Times blog editor Tony Pierce. Yes, that’s the guy who sent the letter that put the kibosh on stories about John Edwards at that Hollywood hotel that’s been the topic of many a blog post outside the LA Times Blogs. Perice seems to […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2008

Yeah, I was out all weekend. So, we made the trip over the weekend, to Fair Haven State Park, which is one of the best in the state. There’s a problem, though with the state Reservation system for their campgrounds; Forget about reserving one spot for one night. Two night minimum. So, we drove all […]

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I managed to catch a first place this week at OTB’s Caption Contest. for the last week or so, we’ve brought up John Edwards and his scandal. Kaus has been watching this for a while too, all credit to him. He says the LA TIMES is burying the story. Gee, why would they do THAT, do […]

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Eric Florack on July 3rd, 2008

Sen. Charles E. Schumer publicly taunted bank regulators last week about IndyMac Bancorp’s financial condition, which helped trigger a sudden outflow of deposits from the Pasadena thrift. Now the New York Democrat is getting some harsh blowback from one current and one former regulator. Their message, distilled: Zip it, Chuck. As noted here on Monday, […]

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Saturday, I blogged about BO’s faux presidential seal, and as did Bit earlier today.   Now Ken Wheaton, Advertising Age, reports:  “Obama Campaign Drops Faux Presidential Seal:” Last week, Barack Obama unveiled a new campaign seal — and not the kind that swims, barks and balances balls on the end of its nose. Rather, it was the […]

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Eric Florack on June 21st, 2008

An interesting note at the LA Times Blog this morning: Led by chairman Mike Duncan, the Republican National Committee ended May with 13 times more money in the bank than its Democratic counterpart, and raised five times as much money in the same time frame. … Based on the numbers so far, the Republican Party […]

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Eric Florack on June 16th, 2008

From the LA Times this morning: In 2006, John F. Kerry explained the Senate’s 77-23 passage of the Iraq war resolution this way: “We were misled. We were given evidence that was not true.” On the campaign trail, Hillary Rodham Clinton dodged blame for her pro-war vote by claiming that “the mistakes were made by this […]

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