davidl on January 2nd, 2012

Janet Shan, Hinterland Gazette: Gun sales surge in U.S. for Christmas. According to the FBI, over 1.5 million background checks on customers were requested by gun dealers to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System in December, the UK Telegraph reports. That was the highest number ever in a single month, even surpassing the record […]

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davidl on December 7th, 2011

From Sharyl Attkisson, CBS News: Documents obtained by CBS News show that the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) discussed using their covert operation “Fast and Furious” to argue for controversial new rules about gun sales. […] ATF officials didn’t intend to publicly disclose their own role in letting Mexican cartels obtain the […]

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davidl on November 23rd, 2011

From Cadie Thompson, CNBC: Some demonstrators[morons] are planning to occupy retailers on Black Friday to protest “the business that are in the pockets of Wall Street.” […] The goal of the movement is to impact the profits of major corporations this holiday season. Just what the American woman needs, even more motivation to shop, from […]

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Eric Florack on October 12th, 2011

Conklin, NY– I’m just south of Binghamton, NY. From where I’ll run up to Rochester, grab a load and be in Brooklyn by the time you get up. Raining a bit today, which is about what I figured. After all, I spent the last several days cleaning and preening the truck. Looks pretty good.  The […]

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davidl on August 6th, 2011

What job pivot?  Even Arianna Huffington is on to Barack Obama a/k/a Dumbo, from News Busters: Now that is really the greatest fear for the White House. And of course Mitt Romney again and again is talking about the failure of the President to produce jobs, and he doesn’t have to tell us how he […]

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Eric Florack on June 26th, 2011

HeyTammyBruce Tammy Bruce Friendly Newsflash for @MicheleBachmann–what ur doing is beneath you & the GOP Machine *will* betray you. Consider that as you proceed Heritage Heritage Foundation CBO Figures Once Again Prove Tax Hikes Unnecessary to Fix Budget http://herit.ag/oaD Drudge_Report Drudge Report Obama hits golf course for 75th time… http://drudge.tw/iGHPpF (yeah, really. What if Bush […]

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davidl on April 3rd, 2011

Mediaite stirs the pot, from Frances Martel, Mediaite: Pastor Terry Jones, who took advantage of the rapidfire late summer news cycle to become famous for burning Korans last year, has come out strongly against claims that he is directly responsible for prompting Muslim protesters to kill eleven people in Afghanistan this week, including a number […]

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davidl on March 28th, 2011

Madison on the Thames, community organizers strike in London, from Ian Gallagher and George Arbuthnott, Mail Extremists hijack anti-government cuts demonstration 84 people injured – and at least 31 police officers hurt on day of violence Ritz hotel attacked with paint and smokebombs and 1,000 occupy Fortnum & Mason Protesters surge along Piccadilly, Regent Street […]

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davidl on March 6th, 2011

Religion of Peace: (AINA) — A mob of nearly four thousand Muslims has attacked Coptic homes this evening in the village of Soul, Atfif in Helwan Governorate, 30 kilometers from Cairo, and torched the Church of St. Mina and St. George. There are conflicting reports about the whereabouts of the Church pastor Father Yosha and […]

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davidl on February 2nd, 2011

Coherence from Cohen, some sobering questions from Richard Cohen no Egypt, from the Washington Post: Egypt’s problems are immense. It has a population it cannot support, a standard of living that is stagnant and a self-image as leader of the (Sunni) Arab world that does not, really, correspond to reality. It also lacks the civic […]

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davidl on April 19th, 2010

Are the Obami behind the anti Tea Party Astroturf? From Erick Erickson, Redstate : Glenn Greenwald at Salon noted Barack Obama’s new head of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Cass Sunstein, had championed creating fake websites and using outside 501(c)(3) interest groups to act as alleged independent champions of government policy and to […]

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davidl on April 8th, 2010

Obama ponders destruction of the State of Israel, David Ignatius, RCP: WASHINGTON — President Obama is “seriously considering” proposing an American peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to two top administration officials. “Everyone knows the basic outlines of a peace deal,” said one of the senior officials, citing the agreement that was nearly […]

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Eric Florack on April 6th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web ; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. COAL-MINE: We’ve all seen the news coming out of  the area around Montcoal, West Virginia.  As of this writing something like 25 dead and  4 more missing.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families […]

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Eric Florack on July 6th, 2009

A great piece from Mary Grabar at Pajamas Media today. Here’s a bit of it: But those streets, once havens for displaced persons, soon were destroyed by the utopian plans of collectivists and their agitators who urged the mobs to violence. The neighbors of my working-class neighborhood in Rochester, New York, complained from their front […]

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Eric Florack on June 26th, 2009

Welcome, every one of you to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Delivery Truck” Edition. Jackson: If you’re looking for a glowing obit, singing the unalloyed praises of the 50 year old kid who died yesterday, look elsewhere, This ain’t it. I won’t insult you by […]

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