Eric Florack on October 10th, 2011

Batavia, NY– Today is Columbus day. I submit to you that everything that is wrong with our government can be seen each and every Columbus Day. I’m out here busting my ass while our “servants’ get the day off…. a day off you and I pay for…. supposedly celebrating a man who most of those […]

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Even Howard Dean called this “reform” plan crazy! “Reform” is in quotes because calling this reform is a lie.This is not reform it’s a complete socialist take over health care with rationing of care for the old and undesirable. If there was tort reform (anathema to the greedy trial lawyers like John Edwards, who coincidentally […]

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Eric Florack on May 29th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere; The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the Crossing Edition. Yes, we’ll hold you up for a few minutes, but at least you’ll have something interesting to look at. Temp Check: John Hawkins has one of his polls up, this time it’s the Rightosphere […]

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Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Change the oil, rotate the Tires” Edition Men are from Mars and Earth Girls are Easy… or something: John Hawkins has an interview up you’ll want to see,  with Shaunti Feldhahn, one half of […]

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Eric Florack on April 6th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…. The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the State Park edition Newspapers: Billy, personally I’m sympathetic to these sentiments, as I think most Americans are… particularly the ones who have a bloody clue what’s going on. The only problem with a bad […]

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Eric Florack on March 13th, 2009

So, Mr. President, were you lying to us before, or are you lying to us now? If they have profits on the books, that means they were MAKING those profits while you were telling us all we were in the crisis of our lives.

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Eric Florack on October 6th, 2008

Bruce McQuain does an admirable job of explaining my estimation on the sub-prime meltdown quoting a 1999 article in the New Work Times: The lede: In a move that could help increase home ownership rates among minorities and low-income consumers, the Fannie Mae Corporation is easing the credit requirements on loans that it will purchase […]

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Eric Florack on August 4th, 2008

These Nightly Rambles are all things I’ve found during the day. I input them all day long and auto-post whatever I’ve collected at around 4 to 430 eastern. I put things in here that catch my eye but that perhaps do not rate a full post on their own. Interesting…. and forgive me for a […]

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Eric Florack on June 10th, 2008

I complained last night that Memeorandum had been pretty much ignoring BitsBlog. Apparently, someone there is reading, and they reacted. The post complaining about being ignored, got featured status. Gottena  few links through since then, a well. Nice to know they’re reading. I never knew. The timing of the thing is amusing, also… best laugh […]

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A while ago, and once again, earlier today, I pointed out a salient fact that nobody seems to notice: According to CNN Money, Exxon total “profits” if you don’t count exploration costs, were $40BUSD, in 2007. Their taxes, however, were $100BUSD. With this huge disparity in mind, let us contemplate what a real gas tax […]

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In talking with a few people, I’ve decided that instead of going for an all in one shot theme change, I’m going to try and use the existing framework, and do a slow change over time. Dabble with the colors, and the placement, over a period of weeks. Several reasons, mostly because I don’t need […]

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davidl on March 20th, 2008

The Ass of the Day is John Dingell, Fox News: A Michigan congressman wants to put a 50-cent tax on every gallon of gasoline to try to cut back on Americans’ consumption. Polls show that a majority of Americans support policies that would reduce greenhouse gases. But when it comes to paying for it, it’s […]

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Eric Florack on March 2nd, 2008

Let’s take a moment to look at the Democrat response to the President’s weekly radio address… where Energy is the issue. Good morning. This is Congressman Joe Donnelly of Indiana’s Second Congressional District. Today it is my pleasure to talk to you about a few of Congress’ recent accomplishments on an issue that I believe […]

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Eric Florack on February 1st, 2008

As this election season ramps up, I am finding more and more that I am faced with what I consider to be an impossible choice; I can either chose to support the person whom I will call the presumptive Republican nominee, John McCain, or I can sit this election out, thus putting the Clintons in […]

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davidl on January 31st, 2008

It is time that a voice be raised on behalf of the 73 million, pointing out that profit, property rights, and freedom are inseparable and you cannot have the third unless you continue to be entitled to have the first two. Ronald Reagan, via Michelle Malkin.    Read Miichelle’s entire piece. As to John McCain’s attempt […]

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