Eric Florack on October 28th, 2011

Indian Castle, NY– I’m along the New York State Thruway, headed home for the weekend, by way of a short stop at Geneva, NY. We had some ice and snow around here last night, which slowed my progress something terrible, so I didn’t make it home as planned. But, since I wasn’t scheduled for anything […]

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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 April 8th, 2011

BigotedNew York judge persecutes juror,  from John Marshall, NY Daily New: An incensed federal judge sentenced a racist Brooklyn woman to indefinite jury duty on Tuesday after she trashed the NYPD and minorities. “This is an outrage, and so are you!” Federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis told the woman, holding up her bile-filled juror questionnaire Earth […]

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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 January 8th, 2011

‘Pubs to Holder: It is the jobs stupid, from Byron York, Washington Examiner: There are many areas in which Republicans and [Attorney General Eric] Holder are likely to disagree, but the most contentious could be immigration, starting with the enforcement of federal laws to prevent the employment of illegal immigrants. Ask Smith what he’ll be […]

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davidl on November 8th, 2010

Not only no, but Hell no, George Pataki is hinting at running for President, from Rick Klein, ABC News: “When you look back at the past two years, it’s been very disappointing, not only — not just for Republicans, but for the American people,” Pataki told us. “And I think it shows the importance of […]

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Eric Florack on October 17th, 2010

Unfortunately, watching the gubernatorial race here in New York, is I think indicative of what’s going to be happening in the whole of the country. As of this writing Cuomo is something like twenty points ahead in the polls.  Of course, the polling data seems to focus on New York City , who could run […]

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Eric Florack on June 6th, 2010

Several notes. Well, first of all, we have had some site issues this morning, apparently relate to an issue with a plugin update. For some reason, the webserver cache isn’t responding as it should.  I’ve disabled it to allow business as usual to go on here at BitsBlog. I’m investigating it …. (As are the […]

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davidl on May 15th, 2010

For whom the bill tolls, Megan McArdle,  Atlantic: The Health Care Reform Already Costs More Than We Thought It Would There’s been a spate of bad news recently about the health care bill. Henry Waxman canceled his War on Accounting, not because there was a sudden breakout of common sense on Capitol Hill, but because […]

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davidl on March 8th, 2010

Asymmetrical Warfare, Donald Borsch Jr., Right Pundits: Adam Gadahn, the American Muslim who is the official voice for Al-Qaida here in the States, is exhorting all American Muslims to rise-up and duplicate the cowardly actions of US Army Major Nidal Hasan, and get about Al-Qaida’s purposed and stated business of killing infidel Americans. While we […]

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davidl on March 2nd, 2010

The First Rule of Holes is to stop digging.   That is something else New York State Lieutenant Governor, David “Blind Man” Paterson forgot, from Elizabeth Benjamin,   New York Daily News: The Times has dropped another bomb on Gov. David Paterson, reporting that he directed two state employees to contact the woman who accused his top […]

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davidl on January 12th, 2010

I got to give Harold Ford, Jr. potential candidate for Senate from the great state of Tennessee err New York credit.  Taylor Marsh and Katerine Jean-Lopez don’t agree on much, but they seem to agree on Harold Ford, Jr, K-Lo, National Review: Harold Ford Jr. appears to say different things depending what state he’s running […]

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Eric Florack on October 27th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble A SECOND PLACE at OTB’s Caption Contest. Been a while since I’ve done anything with that, so It’s nice to see I still have the touch. NO KIDDING? Slobberin’  Barney Frank (D-MA)  says Democrats are “trying on every […]

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By way of a link from Lori Bird via Facebook, I note a posting on  theBirdflupandemic.com: The package insert for the Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine manufactured by Novartis has been leaked on the Internet. According to that package insert, the vaccine (based on an earlier vaccine product known as Fluvirin) is known to cause […]

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Eric Florack on July 28th, 2009

Welcome, everyone (Even you Democrats) to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the Sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the ” Tax Protest” Edition Webmater’s notes: This thing went out several hours early due to an error in programming. Sorry. GLOBAL WARMING? No… Coldest summer in Chicago in 66 years.  At some point, they’re […]

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