Carlisle, PA– A quick run down from Rochester last night, and I’ll be headed for the Albany tomorrow. From there, likely back to Rochester, but I don’t know yet.   It’s snowed around Rochester Saturday night/Sunday morning,m and we’re looking at somewhat colder temps. Was nearly 60 on Saturday around home. It’s as I tld […]

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on January 4th, 2012

[Art Smith is an occasional contributor to BitsBlog.  Art publishes The Conservative Reader, a conservative commentary and news site.  Art lives in the Central Iowa area and spent two years as the Communications Director for the Polk County Republican Party of Iowa.] On the whole, politically involved Iowans take their First-In-The-Nation moniker seriously.  But even […]

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davidl on December 12th, 2011

Dim Won, a/k/a Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Obama defended his economic success, lack thereof, on Sixty Minutes, from Politico: Barack Obama offered a spirited defense of his presidency in an interview that aired Sunday on “60 Minutes,” framing the 2012 election as a “contrast in visions.” Reax, William Teach, Pirates Cove: Man Who Accepted Nomination In […]

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davidl on November 13th, 2011

Professor Althouse likes Newt Gingrich, link: There’s something I like about Newt Gingrich. He reminds me of a law professor Maybe law professors have their roles, like teaching law, but as bloggers I find the vast majority to be over rated and some akin to useless. However in this case the professor makes a good […]

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davidl on October 11th, 2011

Herman Cain is on the A team.   The lame streamers needs to stop sending second rate hacks to interview Cain.  Speaking of second rate hacks, CNN’s Candy Crowly to the Herminator, b/k/a Herman Cain, via Joel B. Pollak, Big Journalism:: And I would say to you an unemployment rate for blacks that is far higher-almost […]

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davidl on September 9th, 2011

from Eugene Robinson, Washington Post: The war our enemies began on Sept. 11, 2001, is long over. Perhaps now, after 10 years of anxiety and self-doubt, we can acknowledge our victory and begin the postwar renewal and reconciliation that the nation so desperately needs. It take some real talent, and a real ignorance of history […]

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davidl on September 6th, 2011

Good Riddings, at long last a Labor Day without Jerry Lewis, from Ann Althouse: “The End of the Jerry Lewis Telethon—It’s About Time.” Da Mayor’s shooting spree. Mayor Bloomberg’s political supporters keep killing and shooting people and all the mayor can do is to all for yet more gun control, from Jammie Wearing Fool: One […]

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Eric Florack on September 5th, 2011

Rochester, NY— I’m home today, but will leave for Allentown PA tonight, for a couple of short hops. Four or five days out., in total. It’ll be a little cooler, and my truck is running well, so it should be a couple of fun days. Today is “Labor Day”. If you’re looking at your paycheck […]

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davidl on August 5th, 2011

Dirty Harry Reid calls ‘pubs hostage takers, from John,  Verum Serum: Over at the Daily Caller, C.J. Ciaramella has a story about a testy press conference held yesterday by senior Democrats. The ostensible issue for the presser was the FAA shutdown, but during the 30 minute appearance, which included Sen. Reid, Sen. Schumer, Rep. Hoyer, […]

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Oslo, from Steven Erlanger,  New York Slimes: OSLO — The Norwegian police on Saturday charged a man they identified as a right-wing fundamentalist Christian in connection with the bombing of a government building in central Oslo and a shooting attack on a nearby island that together killed at least 92 people. reax, John Hinderaker, Powerline: […]

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davidl on June 28th, 2011

Girly-Men, in India, female children are being genitally mutilated from Daily Mail(UK): Girls as young as one are being forced into sex change operations in India by parents desperate for a son. Surgeons in the city of Indore are reported to be ‘converting’ hundreds of girls a year, who are subsequently pumped full of hormone […]

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davidl on June 25th, 2011

Fact checking the Fat Lady, Wordsmith compares and contrast this FLOTUS, b/k/a Michelle Obams, quote with the real world, from Flopping Aces: “See, what you all need to know about the President you helped to elect is that when it comes to the people he meets, Barack has a memory like a steel trap. He […]

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davidl on June 22nd, 2011

Keeping the lights on in Texas, via Physorg: State lawmakers have passed a bill that allows Texans to skirt federal efforts to promote more efficient light bulbs, which ultimately pushes the swirled, compact fluorescent bulbs over the 100-watt incandescent bulbs many grew up with. The measure, sent to Gov. Rick Perry for consideration, lets any […]

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davidl on June 18th, 2011

Dumbo’s Economics, how bad are Barack Obama’s economic policies?  So bad that his own chief of staff, Bill Daley has trouble defending them, from Matthew Boyle, Daily Caller: White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley took heat from business executives Thursday for the Obama administration’s regulatory expansions. Daley also said he didn’t have any good […]

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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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