Eric Florack on November 21st, 2011

Milton, PA– I came down here last night with a load of  green beans and such. They’re unloading me as I write this. It’s cool around here today, but not yet cold, except at night. My truck is running fine.   My internet connectivity is a little screwy as I get used to the new phone. […]

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davidl on December 22nd, 2010

Don’t let the door hit you on the way out Arlen! Specter gives final Senate floor speech, from Shira Toeplitz, Politico: Ever the prosecutor, Sen. Arlen Specter delivered a critical attack of partisan politics in his self-described “closing argument” Tuesday morning on the Senate floor. The speech capped Specter’s 30-year career as the longest-serving senator […]

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davidl on October 3rd, 2010

Christmas in September, Bobby Gibbs floated for DNC chair, Frances Martel,Mediaite: According to Mike Allen‘s Saturday morning report, talks have begun within the party to gauge interest in Gibbs as the DNC head for President Obama’s reelection run in 2012. “According to people who have been consulted,” major Democratic donors have reacted positively to the […]

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davidl on May 1st, 2009

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr. Attorney General of the United States United States Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C.  20530-0001 Dear Attorney General Holder: This letter is respectfully submitted to inform you that I must decline the invitation to participate in the May 4 roundtable meeting the President’s Task Force on […]

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Eric Florack on April 15th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the Tea Bag Edition Lots going on, today.  I’m not stupid enough to try and grab it all, but here’s a few bits of it. Tea as medicine:  My wife, when she was growing up, […]

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davidl on March 19th, 2009

File under too ironic to shcch, Washington Post: The Service Employees International Union, considered the most influential union in the nation, has notified the union that represents about 220 of its national field staff and organizers that 75 of them are being laid off. In return, the workers’ union, which goes by the somewhat postmodern […]

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