davidl on May 15th, 2011

Questions for Dumbo, here just one from Victor Davis Hanson, Pajamas Media: We are to believe that future additional drilling in the U.S. will not help lower world oil or gas prices, but calling on the Middle East to pump more, or praising Brazil’s proposed commitment to offshore exploration, will? VDH has a raft more […]

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Eric Florack on January 21st, 2011

Avon, NY– Took a load from Batavia, NY to Carlisle, PA yesterday, and  today, brought one back.  Because of what I consider company security, I won’t get into a lot of detail of the problems encountered, but I will say without question it was a full moon. I’ll post some pics over the weekend. I […]

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davidl on November 18th, 2010

Alvin Greene for President, if we run him, the blacks will vote for him.  from Meredeth Shiner, Poltico: “I’m the next president,” Greene said. “I’ll be 35 … just before November, so I was born to be president. I’m the man. I’m the man. I’m the man. Greene’s the man. I’m the man. I’m the […]

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Brian Nygaard on April 22nd, 2010

Man with bullhornThe Civil Rights Movement that culminated in the 1960\’s was an important movement towards the advancement of equality for all Americans.  While artificial and fundamental hatreds will likely always exist between disparate people groups, the relative harmony that has been experienced in this country over the last forty years is likely unprecedented in the history of the world.  To create equality of opportunity for all of a society\’s individuals and to simultaneously provide an environment free of the expression of abusive power of one group of people over another is a seldom seen accomplishment.  America has been a place where these goals are thought by many to actually be within reach.

Last week, the former President, Bill Clinton, made comments linking the Tea Party Movement to the worst act of domestic terror that has ever been experienced in our country\’s history.  The Oklahoma City bombing was a tragedy of massive proportion.  Apparently, Mr. Clinton believes that the same ideological forces that motivated the bombers of the Federal Building are those that now motivate those that gather under the Tea Party banner.  To consider this comment reckless and irresponsible is to understate its vitriolic intent.  It is almost impossible to adequately underscore the complete […]

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Eric Florack on November 8th, 2009

I actually like the headline James Joyner puts up at a bit better: House Trades Freedom for Health Coverage, Senate’s Move The House passed a trillion dollar bill that will force Americans to buy health insurance, force even small businesses to provide health coverage, and require insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions.  (The last, as […]

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Eric Florack on June 11th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Bit’sBar” edition. Lots going on tonight. Pour yourself a cold one, and let’s get to it. A tale of two murders: LaShawn Barber  over at Pajamas Media does her usual fabulous job of getting […]

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Eric Florack on May 15th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Future Camper” Edition I have the POWER…. So now Arlen Specter is willing to compromise on “Card Check”?  I keep telling you, and perhaps now you’ll understand me when I say it again: It’s always […]

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Eric Florack on May 5th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere…The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble This is the “Back to School” Edition Has it been that long? I am reminded by Ed Morrissey that yesterday marks 36 years that Jim Croce has been gone from us. Amazing. It’s sobering, how long it’s been. […]

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Eric Florack on February 25th, 2009

OK, I know that by now a lot of you either saw or read though this speech of Obama’s, and so it’s old news. But I’ve seen nobody rip through this thing point by point. I can understand why… with my work and family schedule it took me most of a day to get this […]

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With all the attention being placed on the story out of Buffalo about the beheading of Aasiya Z. Hassan the other day,  I’ve been watching the Buffalo outlets a bit more closely.  This morning, I note this story from yesterday, in the Buffalo News,  of which, I’ll echo a bit: Nazim Mangera felt tears welling […]

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davidl on February 15th, 2009

Ellen Goodman, Seattle Times: In the winter of our economic discontent, women now hold more than 49 percent of jobs on the nation’s payrolls. If we cross the 50 percent line — hold the applause — it will be because men are losing their jobs even faster than women. This dubious equality is in large […]

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