Eric Florack on September 14th, 2011

Auburn,MA– Came in around 0130. I’m dropping a load of foam plates as this is written and will go from here to Newburgh,NY, and then who knows where. It’s been a fairly easy week so far, and as a result of some dumb luck, I’ve managed to rack up most of my base miles for […]

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davidl on January 21st, 2010

It is hard having to correct the boss.   But I’ve been doing it for a long time and somebody needs to do.  Alas!   Eric rambled: ISSUE AVOIDANCE: It is flat out amazing to me that the wild scramble for pinning the blame on somebody for the Democrat party loss in Massachusetts, absolutely nobody on the […]

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Eric Florack on January 20th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THE FINGER-POINTING AND THE DAMAGE DONE: Well, by now you will have known already that there was an earthquake in Massachusetts last night.  Josh Marshall perhaps one of the better examples of progressives trying to minimize the […]

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davidl on January 19th, 2010

From Glen Johnson and Liz Sidoti: BOSTON (AP) – In an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown rode a wave of voter anger to defeat Democrat Martha Coakley in a U.S. Senate election Tuesday that left President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul in doubt and marred the end of his first year in […]

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davidl on January 18th, 2010

As the drunks pronounce her name,  Marcia Coakley, Associated Press: Patrick Kennedy, the son of the late Teddy and a Congressman from nearby Rhode Island, showed up to give his support for Coakley’s bid to become Teddy Kennedy’s heir. But he seemed a little confused about whom he was talking about, referring to several times […]

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davidl on January 16th, 2010

At least Martha is amusing, video: From Robert Coata National Review: Here’s the transcript (via the Brown campaign): Dan Rea: Umm Would Barack Obama be in if this thing was not this close? Martha Coakley: Umm it’s hard to know, I think that he uh is welcome in Massachusetts and I’m sure everybody is happy […]

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davidl on January 15th, 2010

My intend is not to oppose Martha Coakley’s bid for the Senate from Massachusetts.   No, I’ll pass on commenting on the merits Coakly as candidate.    Coakly is simply a bad person. Elizabeth Scalia, Anchoress, is one of the sweetest and gentle soul on the Internet.   So I take note when the Anchoress calls Coakley nasty […]

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Eric Florack on January 15th, 2010

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble YEAH, I KNOW… Where was yesterday’s Ramble? Sorry about that…I had a last minute schedule change. I warned you guys that would happen as I get closer to the new job. BROWN AHEAD IN MASS SENATE RACE: […]

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Eric Florack on January 14th, 2010

While I sit in the doctor’s office waiting for my appointmnet, I see Greg Sargent says today: As you may have heard, a Dem staffer helping the Martha Coakley campaign was caught on video shoving a Weekly Standard reporter, prompting an explosion of outrage from national Republicans and the right-wing media, who alleged bullying and […]

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Eric Florack on January 12th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. THROWING MARTHA COAKLEY A LIFE PRESERVER: At the Washington Examiner, Byron York looks at reports from Massachusetts and says: Frantic over the possibility that a Democrat might lose the race to replace Sen. Ted Kennedy in Massachusetts, […]

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