Eric Florack on October 24th, 2011

Sloatsburg, NY— I’m at the Thruway Rest area just north of the NY-NJ border. From here I’ll head to Connecticut, and then back here to Jersey, and then to Western NY. Getting cooler by the day, and we’ll see rain here for a few days. I’m very pleased with the truck; it’s running very well. […]

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Eric Florack on November 4th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble EXPANDING ON NY23: Yes, I put up an extended commentary on the NY23 lessons this morning.  Michelle Malkin, today,  expands on this. Conservatives owe NY-23 candidate Doug Hoffman immeasurable gratitude. He overcame impossible odds (single digits just […]

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Eric Florack on December 2nd, 2008

Greetings, and welcome to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… BitsBlog’s Nightly Ramble. December the second, already. That means only 22 shopping days left until Christmas. Always assuming the war on Christmas doesn’t succeed. I’ll get to that. I note with interest that by a fluke of the calendar, our gift buying season is […]

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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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Eric Florack on April 19th, 2008

Limbaugh likes to say on his radio program, that he IS balance for the liberal press. And in many ways, he’s quite right. So an interesting angle on this shows up today in an article by John Harris and Jim Vandiehei at The Politico: My, oh my, but weren’t those fellows from ABC News rude […]

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Noted in passing: The “Vets as Murderers” meme as pushed by the NYT being reacted to by Phil Carter:  So, basically, the reporters went trolling on Lexis-Nexis and other databases to find “murder” within the same paragraph as “veteran” or “soldier,” and built a front-page story around that research. They compared the pre-war numbers to […]

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Eric Florack on November 20th, 2007

Michael van der Galiën: Of course, the problem isn’t that Fox News is biased, it’s that the bias isn’t liberal / Laborite. No, the real problem is that Fox News has a conservative bias. If the news network was pro-Democrats Michael Tomasky wouldn’t have said anything about it of course. Although I agree that Fox […]

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Eric Florack on October 30th, 2007

Look, let’s call this what it is: Saying that Glen Greenwald is a drooling, lying, sock puppeting idiot, is not a political statement.  Provacative, perhaps, and arguably correct, but it’s not political. And that goes for Greg Mitchell, too. See, here’s the thing… the likes of Greenwald and Mitchell, can moralize all they want, and […]

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Eric Florack on October 22nd, 2007

Scott over at PowerLine speaking of the Rush Limbaugh smear letter signed by 41 Democrats in the United States Senate, and the New York Times artcile on the subject The auction of the letter for the benefit of the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Fund was of course Rush’s ingenious response to the Democrats’ impugning his support […]

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