davidl on December 27th, 2011

This is adding insult to injury, from, DMartyr Jawa Report: An NC shop clerk took on an armed robber and knock him out cold with one punch. But to add insult to injury, the clerk put the would-be robber to work. Video: Boys and girls, don’t try this at home.

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davidl on June 14th, 2011

Dumbo does not do economics, more evidence that Barack Obama lacks any understanding of economics, from Fox News: It was explained to Obama that the permitting process can delay projects for “months to years … and in many cases even cause projects to be abandoned … I’m sure that when you implemented the Recovery Act […]

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davidl on April 7th, 2010

Obami play with political poison, Thomas Sowell, RCP: Few combinations are more poisonous than race and politics. That combination has torn whole nations apart and led to the slaughters of millions in countries around the world. You might think we would have learned a lesson from that and stay away from injecting race into political […]

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davidl on March 5th, 2010

Eric Massa (NY-29) Will not seek re-election, Bob Recotta, Corning Leader: First-term Democratic Congressman Eric Massa announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election. Massa, a Corning resident who unseated John R. “Randy” Kuhl Jr. in the 29th Congressional District in 2008, said in a brief statement his cancer, which had been in remission, had returned […]

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davidl on February 22nd, 2010

Missed it by that much, being seen at CPAC, Glenn Renolds, Instapundit. A short history of a big success, Michelle on Hot Air: The traffic and popularity of the site[Hot Air] — from 0 to more than 25 million page views a month last fall in the short span of four years, with plaudits too […]

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Eric Florack on January 2nd, 2010

6 degrees outside here at Casa de Bit the moment. Four dead in Chicago because of the recent cold. North Carolina is seeing a record cold snap. The British are also seeing record breaking cold. India says hundreds have died in the cold there. Personally, I’m waiting for the global warming protests to start.

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Eric Florack on February 10th, 2009

Time to let your voice be heard… loudly and repeatedly. Here’s where.

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Eric Florack on September 10th, 2008

RALEIGH (WTVD) — In an election for President of the United States in North Carolina Tuesday, Republican John McCain suddenly and breathtakingly surges to a 20-point win over Democrat Barack Obama, 58% to 38%, according to this latest exclusive SurveyUSA election poll conducted for ABC11-WTVD. In 3 previous SurveyUSA NC tracking polls, McCain had led […]

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Eric Florack on August 10th, 2008

… MoDo starts caling Edwards “Breck GIrl”. No, Rielie, really she did. The stunning admission Edwards made to ABC’s Bob Woodruff, and in a written statement from Chapel Hill on Friday afternoon, was that he’s a narcissist. Even in confessing to preening, Edwards was preening. His diagnosis of narcissism was weirdly narcissistic, or was it […]

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Eric Florack on July 8th, 2008

From the North Jersey Record: Congress must not allow drilling for oil and gas off the New Jersey coast, Governor Corzine and federal legislators said today in Belmar.  “Our world-renowned coastline is the lifeblood of our economy and a fragile environmental treasure,” Corzine said. “We will fight any attempt to jeopardize it.” Corzine was joined […]

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davidl on July 4th, 2008

Former Senator Jesse Helms has died of natural cause at age eighty-six, MSNBC: RALEIGH, North Carolina – Former Republican Sen. Jesse Helms, a leading conservative from North Carolina who served 30 years in the Senate before retiring in 2003, has died, the Jesse Helms Center said Friday. He was 86. Senator Helms was a strong […]

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davidl on June 9th, 2008

Gasoline is at four dollars a gallon and raising.  The drooling idiot from Illinios, Barack Hussien Obama, proposes a really radical idea, a windfall profits tax on gasoline: RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said on Monday he would impose a windfall profits tax on U.S. oil companies as he sought […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2008

NEW YORK —(AP via Fox)- A sadistic gang of police impersonators abducted and tortured scores of East Coast cocaine traffickers, forcing them to hand over multimillion-dollar stashes by threatening to squeeze their testicles with pliers, authorities said Tuesday.An indictment unsealed in federal court in Brooklyn charged eight men with robbery conspiracy, drug dealing and an […]

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Eric Florack on May 7th, 2008

Armbinder last night says it pretty well: Forget the horse race numbers for a moment: if the surveys are accurate, the polarization within the Democratic Party has reached critical levels. Nearly six in ten Obama supporters in Indiana say they would be dissatisfied if Clinton were the nominee — that’s (I believe) the high percentage […]

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Eric Florack on April 30th, 2008

It’s been a while since I’ve done any single issue Nightly Ramble. A couple months, I believe. This won’t be one of them, but… let’s try it this way, just once and see how the format works. A longer subject at the lead, followed by some shorter ones. I just want to see how this […]

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