davidl on June 17th, 2011

Dumbo isn’t all there, from Victor Davis Hanson, National Review: In the world of Barack Obama, inflating tires and “tuning up” modern car engines precludes off-shore drilling. Four-dollar-a-gallon gas prices can be ameliorated by having the average consumer trade in his 8-mpg clunker. Medical bills soar because doctors unnecessarily rip out tonsils and lop off […]

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Eric Florack on October 4th, 2010

From Gas2, comes the news of what the Obama Misadministration is now pushing: The Natural Resources Defense Council issued a statement that the EPA and DOT plan to push through regulation that demands automakers get a fleet-wide fuel economy average of up to 62 mpg by 2025. To which he adds: “sounds good to me”… this labeling […]

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Eric Florack on September 17th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to, the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Hang A Right Edition CAP AND TAX: The real cost… $1761 per family per year. And that’s probably not half of it. ANOTHER ACORN: Bigger Government now says SanDiego ACORN is in trouble on […]

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Eric Florack on May 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “smart Guy” Edition Burris and Blago: Apparently, we have Burris on tape offering Blago money.  Bruce at Q&O has some comments you’ll want to see. The Senate should be rejecting his credentials, since it’s […]

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Eric Florack on May 19th, 2009

Well, now of course they’ve got the power. They’ve got control, and they’ve taken control of the car companies as well. As yet, however, they can’t force me to buy something, though I don’t doubt that’s coming.  They can by means of pollution standards, force my vehicle off the road eventually.  Now do you begin to understand why this ‘global warming’ nonsense has been so important the last decade or so?

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2009

OK, I know that by now a lot of you either saw or read though this speech of Obama’s, and so it’s old news. But I’ve seen nobody rip through this thing point by point. I can understand why… with my work and family schedule it took me most of a day to get this […]

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Eric Florack on January 22nd, 2009

Welcome one and all, to the most intense nightly read on the ‘sphere… Bitsblog’s Nightly Ramble An absolutely amazing day yesterday.  As you will be aware, my newest Pajamas Media Piece went up during the overnight hours.  The comments section when absolutely crazy almost immediately, with comments coming hot and heavy from both sides, with […]

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Eric Florack on August 10th, 2008

I drive a Buick. Yes, I’m quite aware that the stereotype places me in Senior Citizen range.  But I’m 51. The Buick I drive is a ’04 Rainier.  Yes, the dreaded and much maligned SUV is my main ride. “Why would you drive an SUV?” a friend recently intoned as we sat around the lunch […]

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