Eric Florack on January 3rd, 2012

There is perhaps no better comparison to what happens with governmental largess, than the seagull.  Rats with wings, they have been called… and for at least this purpose the comparison is fairly accurate. Consider the similarities between the seagull and the benefactor of monies forcibly removed from taxpayers: Seagulls have a tendency to stick around […]

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davidl on October 18th, 2011

From a brain dead Karen Finney, Hill: In America, women’s lives are expendable. That’s the latest message from the Tea Party Republicans’ war on women. Sound extreme? So does the idea that a woman could be denied a legal procedure that could save her life, not because she or her doctor made the personal, private […]

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davidl on September 13th, 2011

From a straight faced Washington Post: Lawyer: Iran sets $500,000 bail each for 2 American ‘hikers’ The associated article: TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian court Tuesday set bail of $500,000 each for two American men arrested more than two years ago and convicted on spy-related charges, clearing the way for their release a year after […]

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davidl on March 26th, 2011

Dumbo Lost, Barack Obama clueless, from Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal: It all seems rather mad, doesn’t it? The decision to become involved militarily in the Libyan civil war couldn’t take place within a less hospitable context. The U.S. is reeling from spending and deficits, we’re already in two wars, our military has been stretched […]

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Eric Florack on November 14th, 2010

Let me provide you a data point. Over the weekend I made a run in my tractor trailer from the Rochester area to Windsor Locks, Connecticut. Roundtrip ended up being as close to no matter to 600 miles .  The tolls for this exercise were just a hair under $130.00. Now, certainly, the trucking company […]

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davidl on April 3rd, 2010

Pirates – 11, Navy – 0, Dana Hughes and Kirit Radia from ABC News: A U.S. Navy ship has sunk a pirate “mother ship” in the Indian Ocean and captured 11 pirates, and then promptly let them go. While those five pirates remain in custody, the 11 captured Thursday were allowed to leave in small […]

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Eric Florack on April 1st, 2010

Welcome, one at all, to the most intense nightly raid anywhere on the web … The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble For those who didn’t see it on Facebook, I passed the driving test for my new employer.I’m fairly excited about it actually, for a lot of reasons. with any degree of luck all be able to […]

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Eric Florack on March 22nd, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere : The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble the THE OBAMACARE VOTE:I really don’t have a whole bunch to add to what I said earlier this morning. In reading commentary around the sphere I don’t see any persuasive arguments that this thing is going […]

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davidl on February 3rd, 2010

Question of the Day: The charge against O’Keefe is entering federal property under false pretenses for the purpose of committing a felony. What felony does the government say they intended to commit? From Ann Althouse. Fork tongued liar, video: Hat tip: Nice Deb. More forked tongue, video: Hat tip: Fausta. Everything is stupid in Kansas […]

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